1st March 2021InBlog, Family Rights

Asrar Bashir Joins MWG’s Immigration Department

We are very pleased to announce a new addition to our team, Asrar Bashir, who is joining MWG Solicitors Immigration Department. Asrar is an experienced Immigration Solicitor who can assist you with all aspects of…

16th February 2021InBlog, Family Rights

Who gets child custody during divorce?

In the event of a divorce or a separation, parents wonder who will be granted child custody during divorce. While the welfare of children is every parent’s number one priority, discussing arrangements often leads to…

4th January 2021InBlog, Family Rights

Occupation Orders and Family Law

I need to deprive someone access to a property, where do I start? If you are a victim of domestic abuse or need to remove your spouse, a civil partner or a cohabitant from your…

3rd November 2020InBlog, Family Rights

Divorce & the Pandemic

The pandemic has had a significant impact on couples living in the UK. Complying with stay-at-home and social distancing orders over the course of the year has triggered a greater number of family law issues,…

20th October 2020InBlog, Family Rights

Change in law on mobile phones use

A Government consultation is set to change the use of mobile phones in driving law banning all smartphone use behind the wheel in the United Kingdom. What changed, and how will the new law affect…

10th September 2020InBlog, Family Rights

Stamp Duty Relief and the UK Housing Boom

The temporary Stamp Duty relief has dramatically impacted house asking prices across the country which have hit a record high of 5.2% this August (with an average property price going over £245,000 for the first…

7th September 2020InBlog, Family Rights

Settlement Agreement: what you need to know

Have you been offered a Settlement Agreement? This document, previously known as a Compromise Agreement, is a legally binding agreement used to resolve disputes between an employer and an employee. It can be drawn either…

11th May 2020InBlog, Family Rights

Consent Order after Divorce

When divorcing, it is important to consider obtaining a Consent Order even if there are little or no assets. People don’t realise that spouses remain financially linked to each other after a Divorce has been finalised. This means…

7th May 2020InBlog, Family Rights

MWG Family Department Update

Even though the country is in lockdown MWG Family Department is still here to help you with all your family issues, including Divorce and Children Matters. The department is working remotely and available to speak with you either…

5th May 2020InBlog, Family Rights

Grandparents’ rights

Have you been stopped from seeing your grandchild or grandchildren due to a dispute in the family or a relationship breakdown? Grandparents do not have an automatic right. However, the law recognises a child’s right to family life,…