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Most popular day for marriages sees local lawyer campaign to raise awareness of the common-law marriage myth

Saturday 18 August has been reported as the most common day in 2018 to tie the knot in the UK. However, since the early 1970s, the number of people…

Emma Collins
Emma Collins Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: Supreme Court rules that woman seeking divorce must stay married

A woman who wants to divorce her husband of 40 years because she believed their marriage had broken down irretrievably has lost a Supreme Court…

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Parents' Day – promoting positive parental relationships

'Parent’s Day' is observed in the United States on the fourth Sunday of July, a celebration created in 1994 under President Bill Clinton.

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Financial abuse of the elderly - spot the signs

A recent case highlights the concerning issue of financial abuse of the elderly. Associate Matthew Morton explains the warning signs and what can be…

Matthew Morton
Matthew Morton Associate

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LEGAL COMMENT: Supreme Court rules against increasing spousal maintenance

The new decision overrules an earlier Court of Appeal judgment which allowed a variation in payments

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Q&As to help separated parents enjoy the sun, sand and surf

When approaching holiday arrangements for the first time since you separated with your spouse or partner, the first thing to ascertain is whether…

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Associate

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Heterosexual couple win landmark civil partnership ruling

A heterosexual couple have won the right to enter into a civil partnership in the UK’s highest court. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan have…

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Associate

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World Cup leads to fears of increase in domestic violence

World Cup fever is taking over the nation once again, with England securing their progression to the knockout stages in comfortable style. However,…

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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