3rd November 2020 In Blog, 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,…

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20th October 2020 In Blog, 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…

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10th September 2020 In Blog, 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…

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7th September 2020 In Blog, 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…

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11th May 2020 In Blog, 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…

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7th May 2020 In Blog, 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…

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5th May 2020 In Blog, 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,…

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27th April 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Probate and Rules of Intestacy

What is Probate? Probate is the legal process of administering an estate that belonged to someone who has died. This includes taking care and distributing all possessions, properties and money accumulated by the time of their death. It…

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21st April 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Should I make a Will?

A Will is a legal document that establishes how your money and assets will be distributed after your death. Writing a Will gives you control on who will benefit from your possessions, protecting your wishes and the future…

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31st March 2020 In Blog, Family Rights

Coronavirus and Child Arrangement Orders

As the UK starts a period of nationwide lockdown to contain coronavirus, some parents are concerned about meeting the requirements of their Child Arrangements Order issued by the Family Court. How does the government’s decision to restrict people’s…

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