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Co-habitation agreements explained

Co-habitation agreements explained

Unmarried couples have far fewer rights than married couples, which can result in difficulties if you separate. A cohabitation agreement helps to ensure that you start a relationship on an open and honest footing, knowing that you will have the financial certainty...
Delays and knowledge gap hit hard for splitting couples

Delays and knowledge gap hit hard for splitting couples

Divorce rates are on the decline according to the latest official statistics, with just over 80,000 completed in 2022, down by almost 30% from 113,505 in 2021, but delays in the family courts mean couples are waiting longer than ever to finalise the parting of their...
Obtaining a child arrangements order when you can’t agree

Obtaining a child arrangements order when you can’t agree

If you and your child’s other parent are separating or divorcing, you will generally need to put in place new arrangements in respect of how you will care for your child. If you are able to agree with the other parent how and when you will care for your child, this...
What happens if someone hides assets during a divorce?

What happens if someone hides assets during a divorce?

On divorce, a financial order is usually made dealing with the splitting of matrimonial assets. Before this can happen, both parties need to make full financial disclosure to each other and to the court. We take a look at what happens if one party tries to hide...
Wollens has become a carbon-neutral business

Wollens has become a carbon-neutral business

Embracing sustainability, Wollens has been certified as a carbon-neutral business. Working with Planet Mark™ and Carbon Neutral Britain, we have significantly reduced our carbon footprint ,  reducing the environmental impact of our operations. From adopting...
Beneficiaries now entitled to challenge solicitors bills

Beneficiaries now entitled to challenge solicitors bills

The New Change  The Court of Appeal in Kenig v Thompson Snell & Passmore LLP has now decided that third parties (such as beneficiaries) are entitled to challenge the reasonableness of fees which have been approved by executors.  This is in contrast with the...