Working collaboratively is an option available to separating couples to resolve issues arising from their separation, in particular relating to divorce, money/property, and children.
From 6 April 2022, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 came into force,
making the biggest change in divorce law in England and Wales for over 50 years, ending
the “blame game” to allow couples to divorce amicably.
We ran a ‘Design our new home card’ competition in August at our Alton office, encouraging kids to get creative and take part during the summer holidays. Up for grabs was a huge haul of family board games.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has issued eight email scam reports in July alone as cyber criminals target legal service providers.
A High Court judge has overturned planning permission for a house extension in Medway, Kent, in a case that rules ‘climate change is a legitimate planning issue’. In a shock decision, Mr Justice Lane overturned the council’s ‘irrational’ decision and decided in favour of Bill McLennan who vehemently objected to his neighbour’s proposed extension on the grounds that it would significantly block sunlight to his solar panels despite the Council granting permission for the project to go ahead.
If you are buying or selling a house, flat or other property in the UK you will most likely need the services of a conveyancer to deal with the legal aspects of the transaction. With many firms offering conveyancing services it can be difficult to know which one will provide you with the best service.