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New Year, New Chapter? A London Divorce Solicitor Can Help You in 2020

For many of us, a new year — or, in this case, decade — is an ideal opportunity to make resolutions and implement life changes. For some, this comes in the form of a divorce. Discover how a London divorce solicitor can help you in 2020. Although there’s no doubt that a divorce can be a very challenging experience, due to both the emotional and financial strain, the end result is something that people in unhappy marriages benefit from significantly. If for whatever reason, your marriage has broken down, divorce offers both you and your spouse a way to begin…

Art and the Law

As an art lover who is also a lawyer. I took myself off to the Sotheby’s Institute of Art for a couple of days to attend their Art and Law course. The attendees were an eclectic group from all over the globe including lawyers, art historians, curators and those attending for personal development. What followed was an action-packed two days. First up was the course director who took us through the intricacies of valuing art and how it was important to be completely clear about the purposes of the valuation. This struck a chord with me as in financial cases…

The Critical Importance of Bespoke Legal Services

Updated December 2019 Legal matters can be a complicated and stressful process that has the potential to impact the rest of your life — so it’s safe to say that you need a lawyer in your corner who’s up to the job. Bespoke legal services are essential to achieve a positive resolution, but you’ll also benefit from the knowledge and advice you pick up along the way. With family law matters such as divorce, child law, finance or anything else, your choice of legal representation is a vital decision that should never be rushed. You may be quick to assume…

Divorce without Court: The Benefits of Avoiding a Hostile Break-Up

Due to the emotional trauma and financial impact of a marriage breaking down, every divorce has the potential to become hostile. Unfortunately, this is counterproductive for a number of reasons, and you can definitely benefit from a divorce without court proceedings. Every divorce is different; some people can divide their assets and go their separate ways without any complications while for others, the process is a lengthy affair that requires a court to make crucial decisions. This tends to occur when a couple is unable to agree on certain aspects of the divorce, such as the division of assets or…

Should I See a Solicitor Before Signing a Prenuptial Agreement?

Updated October 2019 In short, the answer is yes, just as you should seek the help of an experienced solicitor before you make any legal decisions. However, when it comes prenups, failing to get the necessary advice and guidance increases the chance that the prenuptial agreement will not be valid. In this post, we’ll take a closer took at prenuptial agreements, including information about their legality and advice based on recent cases. Is a Prenuptial Agreement Legally Binding? In the UK, prenuptial agreements are not yet legally binding or completely enforceable. However, since 2010 (following the widely reported case of…

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