This is a question we are constantly asked; the answer is not straight forward but it does help if both parties know the legalities of moving in together before making such a big step. One option both parties can take is to ask their solicitor to draw up a “cohabitation agreement”. This may seem like… Read more »
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How do I change a child’s surname…?
Changing a Child’s Surname You can change a child’s surname by deed poll, but only if you have the consent of everyone with parental responsibility. If consent is not given, you can pursue the matter through the courts. Can I change my child’s surname? There are lots of reasons why you might want to change… Read more »
Grounds for Divorce…?
It has been a very busy first 3 months of the year for divorce and separation, one of the questions that I keep being asked is “Do the grounds for divorce matter…?” Legal jargon is confusing enough and this very basic question should have a simple answer… In actual fact there is only one ground for… Read more »
Valentines Day – a time to plan for a wedding and a divorce!
Family lawyer Karen Weiner explains why a pre nuptial agreement should be an essential part of wedding planning. The last traces of Christmas have gone and with it Divorce Day, the busiest day of the year for divorces. Romance is in the air and the shops are now filled with hearts and flowers for… Read more »