Tag Archives: Alishia Hibbert

No Fault Divorce Bill

On 13 October 2015 the Conservative MP for South Norfolk Mr. Richard Bacon introduced a new bill in Parliament calling for an amendment to divorce legislation to allow ‘no fault divorces’ where couples agree and sign a declaration that their marriage … Continue reading

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Do I really need to deal with financial matters when I get divorced?

A recent high profile case in which the Supreme Court Justices enabled an ex-wife to make a claim against her wealthy ex-husband some 20 years after the divorce had been finalised, reinforces why solicitors strongly advocate the necessity of a financial … Continue reading

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Cohabitation Agreement: The responsible way to protect your rights

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in 2012, there were 5.9 million people cohabiting in the UK making it the fastest growing family type in the UK. There are many reasons why couples choose to move away from … Continue reading

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Are Prenuptial Agreements legally enforceable?

On divorce the court has very wide discretionary powers to distribute family assets as they see fit, in accordance with the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, so as to bring about fairness between the couple. All the assets of the marriage; whether in the sole name of one or other of the spouses or joint names and whether acquired before, during or after the marriage are susceptible to the court’s discretionary jurisdiction. Couples have therefore… Continue reading

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Our Guide to Separated Parents for Managing Christmas Time

No one wishes to be feuding at Christmas time and to help support separated parents this Christmas, I have formulated a few top tips for ensuring that Christmas contact is arranged without problems and disputes. 1. Make proposals in advance … Continue reading

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