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Family Law

Can I Divorce without a Solicitor?

There is no legal requirement to instruct a Solicitor to act on your behalf in respect of Divorce proceedings. However, for reasons...

FAMILY MEDIATION WEEK 2022 (17 – 22 January 2022)

Family Mediation Week, which takes place this week, is a week of events organised by the Family Mediation Council.  The FMC aims...

Your first contact with Mayo Wynne Baxter LLP – What to Expect

Family life is everything to all of us and when a part of that breaks down, whether it be a marriage breakdown or separation from a...

Good Divorce Week 2021

The family team at Mayo Wynne Baxter are all members of Resolution, an organisation of family law professionals who promote a constructive...

What rights do I have if I need to care for my Grandchildren?

Often grandparents are closely involved in their grandchildren’s lives and upbringing, and as a result they are often the first...

No-Fault Divorce

No-Fault Divorce coming in 2022 On Monday 7 June 2021, the Government finally committed to introducing a ‘no-fault’ divorce...

Covid-19 – What should I do if I want to travel from England abroad with my child, but my ex-partner doesn’t agree?

Covid-19 – Can my ex-partner take my child abroad? Who is entitled to be involved in the decision making about holidays? Every...

Getting engaged this Valentines?

Here’s some tips for a loving, long and financially successful marriage! Pre-Nuptial Agreements The popularity of Pre-Nuptial...

Christmas for Separated Families

Christmas this year will certainly be different in many respects.  For many this time of year is when plans are busily being made...

Creating a Separation Agreement

There are various reasons why couples may wish to enter into a Separation Agreement rather than immediately commence divorce proceedings....

Have I Paid Too Much Inheritance Tax?

Families across the UK could be entitled to a rebate of inheritance tax if they inherit properties or share portfolios in the year...

I have separated from my partner. Can I change the Locks on our property?

Jointly owned properties Where a property is jointly owned, the simple answer is no. The legal position is that both parties’...