Put your property in safe hands
Buying or selling your house shouldn’t be difficult but often it’s something we dread due to our own bad experiences or horror stories from friends and family. For most people, this will be the largest single investment they make so it’s important that the solicitor you instruct knows what they are doing. Gail says “I’ve […]
Has relationship revenge gone too far?
We’ve all seen stories in the media about the lengths that people will go to in order to get revenge on an ex once their relationship has broken down. There’s been damaged cars, cut up clothes, posters advertising cheating partners, possessions sold on Ebay and even the infamous case of Mrs Bobbit where she sliced […]
My ex won’t let me move abroad with our children
Official data from the United Nations shows the number of Britons living abroad has dramatically increased in the last 10 years. Last year 3.2% of the world’s population or around 232 million people moved to live in another country. The most popular destination for Britons is Australia, followed by the USA and then Canada. So […]
Has Cheryl Cole rushed into marriage?
Cheryl Cole recently announced that she had married her French boyfriend, Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in secret after a whirlwind three month romance. According to press reports she had no hesitation about marrying him despite being together for such a short time. Did Cheryl ask Jean-Bernard to sign a prenuptial agreement to ensure that her income and […]
Child maintenance charges now in force
The new child maintenance services fees are now in force and most new applicants will now have to pay a £20 one off fee. There are a limited number of exceptions where you won’t have to pay the fee and these apply are if you are: • A victim of domestic violence which has been […]
Will new child maintenance charges affect you?
The government has confirmed that a £20 fee will be introduced later this year for all new applications to use the Child Maintenance Service (CMS). There will also be higher charges if the service is used to collect the maintenance. Under the new scheme, the parent paying the maintenance will face an additional 20% fee […]