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The family shareholder

All business owners have families and family concerns, but not all owners bring their family members into share ownership with them. This can add…

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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A Reminder of the Value of a Pre Nuptial Agreement

In 2010 the Supreme Court decision in the case of Radmacher v Granatino shaped family law in England and Wales when it comes to the court’s…

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Principal Associate

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The President of the Supreme Court: the case for much needed family law reform

At the recent National Resolution conference, Weightmans’ family team had the pleasure of listening to Lady Hale, President of the Supreme Court,…


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Should income be shared on divorce?

The Court of Appeal's recent decision in Waggott v Waggott has generated substantial media coverage as it reconsiders the principles of spousal…


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What is the difference between civil partnership and equal marriage?

To mark the anniversary of the first same sex marriage in England, we compare the differences between same sex marriage and civil partnerships.

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Family Law cases to watch 2018: Mills v Mills

Is maintenance a ‘meal ticket for life’?


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Family Law cases to watch 2018: Steinfield & Keidan v Secretary of State for Education

A heterosexual couple who wish to enter a civil partnership instead of getting married will take their case to the Supreme Court this year.


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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.


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