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Can Holidays Trigger Divorce Proceedings?
Is divorce a seasonal beast, luring its ugly head at pivotal points in the family calendar, such as post-summer and Christmas holidays?
UK
14 Sep 2016
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Caring For Elderly Family Members: Out Of Pocket, Out Of Mind?
It is not uncommon for family members to care for an elderly or incapacitated relative instead of using commercial care, often giving up or reducing their employment as a result.
UK
2 Feb 2016
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Parents Are Initiating Pre-Nups To Protect Family Wealth
The Law Society has recently reported that family lawyers have observed a notable rise in enquiries regarding pre-nups.
UK
4 Dec 2015
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Cohabiting Couples - Have You Any Rights?
Caroline Cook, a senior associate in the Private Client team at Wedlake Bell, discusses how cohabiting couples are not always entitled to the same tax breaks and inheritance rights as spouses and civil partners.
UK
3 Dec 2015
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Children Travelling To South Africa
Since 1 June 2015, parents travelling to South Africa with a child under the age of 18 must, in addition to producing a valid passport and (where required) a valid visa for the child, also produce a full, unabridged birth certificate as proof of parenthood.
South Africa
30 Jun 2015
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High Court's Decision Refusing Permission To Allow Export And Use Of Female Eggs After Death Of The Donor
The case concerned a young woman, 'AM' who died in her late 20s from bowel cancer.
UK
25 Jun 2015
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The Heartache Of Deception: My Son Is Not Mine
Gemma Vines reflects on the price one would put on the anguish and heartache caused to a father who had been misled for 17 years that his "son" was in fact the child of a secret lover of his wife.
UK
15 May 2015
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Mirage Or Remedy?
Increasingly, family lawyers are instructed by parents wishing to take their child abroad or, conversely, the other parent who objects to their child being taken abroad for fear of the child not being returned.
UK
1 May 2015
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Supreme Court's Decision Regarding Costs Orders Against Local Authorities In Children Proceedings For Unreasonable Or Reprehensible Behaviour
In the recent case of Re S (A Child) [2015] UKSC 20 the Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by a local authority against a costs order granted by the Court of Appeal in favour of a Father in care proceedings.
UK
14 Apr 2015
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Dale Vince And Kathleen Wyatt Divorce Settlement: 'Frightening Prospect' For Wealthy Businessmen
Charmaine Hast talks to International Business Times about why the case could be a warning for other wealthy businessmen.
UK
30 Mar 2015
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Pensions Ready Reckoner - Feb 12, 2015
A quick overview of some key pension developments in Parliament and from the FCA, TPR, the Courts and the Pensions Ombudsman.
UK
18 Feb 2015
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Hearts Are Crying For Amal, Too
For some, the only consolation in not being Mrs Clooney is knowing your firm won’t have to reinvest in its website.
UK
11 Feb 2015
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Second Homes And Succession Planning
With the on-going popularity of owning a second property abroad (it is estimated that one fifth of Britons own a foreign property), it is important to understand how your foreign property will pass on death.
UK
23 Dec 2014
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The Underlying Symptom
Throughout my fifteen years of practice, I have seen an enormous increase in disputes between family members over wills and inheritances.
UK
23 Dec 2014
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Why Can't Men Have Babies?
It's now time for businesses to start planning how they are going to deal with Shared Parental Leave, as the legislation comes into force on 1st December 2014.
UK
3 Oct 2014
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Estate Planning Update - Latest Developments In Wills And Succession Planning
Fay Copeland and Caroline Cook round up the latest developments in will writing, same-sex marriage and succession rights.
UK
29 Jul 2014
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Sharing Your Home With An Elderly Relative
It is not uncommon for an elderly person to move in with one of their children when it becomes difficult to manage at home by themselves.
UK
10 Jun 2014
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Civil Partnership V. Marriage: Is There Always Tax Equality?
Equality for same-sex couples has advanced in recent years so that civil partners have the same rights as married couples in many areas.
UK
27 May 2014
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Practical Hints And Tips For Family Friendly Employment Issues
Family friendly employment law is currently in the midst of a fundamental shake up.
UK
30 Apr 2014
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Deadline Approaches For Gay Couples Wanting To Be The First To Marry
13 March 2014 is the date by which gay couples are required to give notice of their marriage intentions if they want to be one of the first gay couples to marry in England and Wales.
UK
11 Feb 2014
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