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Some Things in Life are Guaranteed to be Satisfying

Some things in life are guaranteed to be satisfying, like having some down-time after a hard week, taking off high heels at the end of the day, getting into a freshly made bed and receiving good service. ‘Client satisfaction’ is a term frequently used as a measure of how products and services supplied by a… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Planning a Valentines proposal, think about a Pre Nup

Are you planning to go down on one knee to make the ultimate romantic gesture this valentine’s day? You may have thought about the chocolates, flowers and the ring but have you thought about a Pre Nup? Whilst they may not be the most romantic thing to spring to mind Pre Nups are becoming increasingly… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

High Court attaches significant weight to a pre-nuptial agreement and to financial conduct

The High Court have held that a pre-nuptial agreement entered into by the husband and wife in the recent case of WW v HW [2015] EWHC 1844 (Fam), carried significant weight. In deciding the outcome of the case, the court took into account the pre-nuptial agreement as well as the husband’s financial conduct. The wife in… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Top tips to sort out your finances after separation

The more organised you are with your finances the easier you will find it is to gather the information necessary to sort out the financial arrangements after separating from your partner. Being organised though can be really difficult, particularly if your former partner has been the one that has dealt with the finances over the… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The Modern Day Divorce

With recent landmark decisions being made concerning applications for financial remedy where a considerable amount of time has passed (Vince v Wyatt [2013] EWCA civ 495), and the potential knock on effect this might have in the future, the current case law has given me cause to consider the current issues within ‘divorce law’. As… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Thinking of proposing on Valentines Day? Have you thought about a Pre Nup?

You may have thought about the chocolates, flowers and the ring when going down on one knee but have you thought about a Pre Nup? Whilst they may not be the most romantic thing to spring to mind Pre Nups are becoming increasingly popular, and not just for the rich and famous. A Pre Nup… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Recommendations for pre-nups to be made legally binding

There is currently a lot of uncertainty and judicial discretion that exists when dividing up matrimonial assets if a marriage doesn’t work out. For that reason many couples, who want to create some certainty and give them the opportunity to decide for themselves what a fair outcome would be if the marriage should breakdown in… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Do you need to convert your civil partnership into a marriage?

Same sex couples will be able to get married in England and Wales after new measures became law earlier on in the year. Due to the amendments to be made to other laws that are relevant to marriage and the administrative changes needed the government has announced that the first same sex marriages will be… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Breaking up is never easy

Splitting up with your partner is never easy, and when emotions are high it is hard to know what your options are or where you should turn. Good legal advice is essential so that you can discuss all the aspects of the finances and any issues with the children, work out what your situation is… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Financial relief: company assets up for grabs?

The recent landmark Supreme Court case of Prest v Petrodel Resources Limited and others gave a surprising outcome for both family and company law practitioners alike. The facts of the case are with regards to Michael and Yasmin Prest who married in 1993. The couple had four children. Mr Prest is Nigerian and Mrs Prest… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)