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Family Law Cases to watch 2018: Owens v Owens

This divorce case has been described ‘as the most significant divorce case of the century’ and will be heard by the Supreme Court in 2018.

Meera Shinh
Meera Shinh Solicitor

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Family Law cases to watch 2018: Villiers v Villiers

This year promises a host of potential changes to the way that family courts decide cases...

Meera Shinh
Meera Shinh Solicitor

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Cohabitation - A Survival Guide

Did you and your partner make the exciting decision to start living together this Valentine's weekend? Here are twelve issues to consider...

Linzi Perriman
Linzi Perriman Solicitor

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Unmarried families – financial provision for children on separation

When a couple separates (whether married or not), the parent who spends less time with the children will be required to pay child maintenance in…

Meera Shinh
Meera Shinh Solicitor

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Secret recordings - can they be used in the Family Court?

It is an increasingly common scenario for family lawyers. A client explains that they have a number of secret recordings of their ex-partner, their…

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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Weightmans welcomes leading family law expert to head up Leeds offering

Weightmans expands its private client presence with the appointment of a family law expert and launch of a team to provide family law services across…

Louise Walker
Louise Walker Partner

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Court bars millionaire banker who refused to pay maintenance from making further applications

A millionaire banker has suffered defeat in the Court of Appeal in his bid to overturn a Hadkinson order and to vary maintenance paid to his ex-wife.

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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