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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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Beyond the grave

Emma Collins provides a summary of case law developments regarding claims under the Inheritance Act.

Emma Collins
Emma Collins Partner

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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…


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Unmarried couples and Wills - know your rights

Although it is often thought that “common law” spouses have the same rights as married couples, this is manifestly untrue when it comes to passing on…

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner

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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 Associate

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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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