Mondaq UK: Family and Matrimonial
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the recent decision in Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWCA 1336 the Court of Appeal overturned the first instance decision and granted permission to the applicant to bring a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants)
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the latest in a series of decisions on out of time claims, the High Court refused permission to bring an out of time claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants)
Hewitsons LLP
I own my home and my partner is soon to move in with me. A friend suggested a cohabitation agreement. Do you think that's really necessary? What are the benefits?
STA Law Firm
Marriage is a rare and special occasion in anyone's life.
Withers LLP
The online divorce service was rolled out by HMCTS on 1 May 2018 following a successful pilot in 2017. Similar to the HMRC online tax portal, the service allows members of the public to apply
Withers LLP
There remains lots of uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Will the UK leave without a deal? If there is a deal, what will it look like, when will it come and will there then be a further referendum
Withers LLP
If you are going to do it, take the time to do it right. That's the message coming from the courts about executing pre-nuptial agreements, particularly those that have a cross-jurisdictional element.
Withers LLP
Starting a family and ending a marriage or civil partnership rarely go hand-in-hand. However, it can happen. Where one party feels the marriage has broken down and no longer wants children
Withers LLP
‘…We are talking about protecting the future of the farm, Tony, the thing we have worked for all our lives…it concerns the whole family. Being clear and upfront about where everybody
Withers LLP
This article was originally published in Daily Journal's "Wealth with Withers" column on June 25th, 2019. You can view the reprint from Daily Journal. Read more about the launch
Withers LLP
Surrogacy is a ‘life line' for those who are unable to carry a pregnancy and the building block used by increasing numbers of modern families to have children of their own. However, UK surrogacy
Withers LLP
Having a baby is a momentous occasion in any person's life.Having a baby is a momentous occasion in any person's life.
Hewitsons LLP
The court recently held that an appointed executor under the Will who had lost mental capacity, can be replaced by her Attorney.
Hewitsons LLP
An unusual request highlights the importance of obtaining professional advice when drafting Wills. The gentleman concerned is not our client and is still alive.
Hewitsons LLP
A recent High Court decision highlights the importance of creating a new Will, where the testator's intentions have changed
Wrigleys Solicitors
Despite the proposed fees increase which was expected in April 2019, as I write today the fees are still at the same flat rate.
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
Giambrone & Partners
One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is making arrangements for the children of the marriage; their well being and where they shall live are rarely easy decisions.
Withers LLP
‘We want to raise our children as equal partners and feel that a civil partnership – a modern, symmetrical institution – sets the best example for them.'
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Succession law in Scotland moves slowly, as evidenced by the fact that the current legislation was enacted in 1964.
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The breakdown of a marriage can have dire consequences.
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Having a baby is a momentous occasion in any person's life.Having a baby is a momentous occasion in any person's life.
Wrigleys Solicitors
People who become the subject of Court of Protection proceedings often do so at a time when their life has been impacted by a significant event,
Giambrone & Partners
There can be many reasons why the parents of a family are unable to care for their children, for whatever reason the Local Authorities have a duty to ensure that those children are protected
Withers LLP
‘We want to raise our children as equal partners and feel that a civil partnership – a modern, symmetrical institution – sets the best example for them.'
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
Withers LLP
Jeremy Arnold outlines the concept of a family office and what it does, highlighting the fact that it can come in many shapes and sizes, is largely dependent on what the family is trying to achieve and the asset base.
Withers LLP
Surrogacy is a ‘life line' for those who are unable to carry a pregnancy and the building block used by increasing numbers of modern families to have children of their own. However, UK surrogacy
Giambrone & Partners
One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is making arrangements for the children of the marriage; their well being and where they shall live are rarely easy decisions.
Giambrone & Partners
The long-anticipated changes to the divorce laws of England and Wales have taken a step closer with the announcement of a new divorce law which reforms the existing grounds for divorce...
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