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Two commonly used tools for couples to set out their rights, responsibilities, and financial plans are Cohabitation Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements. But how do they differ?
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
The prospect of getting a divorce can be overwhelming, especially when attempting to understand the divorce procedure, related costs and timescales.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
A pre-proceedings meeting, or legal gateway meeting, means that the Local Authority is concerned about the care of your children and is considering taking the matter to Court.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
Receiving a pre-proceedings letter from Social Services can be a concerning and pivotal moment for families. The PLO letter indicates that the Local Authority is troubled about the welfare of your children and is contemplating court involvement.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
The term "Divorce Day" has gained traction, labelling the first Monday in January as a peak in divorce applications. But does this title accurately capture the surge in New Year divorce filings or merely serve as a journalistic trope?
Our People - Kathleen Bennet
Probate without a will, also known as intestacy, presents a unique set of challenges in the UK's legal landscape. When an individual passes away without a will, the distribution of their estate is governed by specific rules, and the process involves obtaining a Grant of Letters of Administration.
Our People - Andrew Guile
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), an integral part of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, are crucial provisions designed to protect individuals who lack the mental capacity to make specific decisions about their well-being.
Our People - Maria Nicholas
Looking at the latest trends in divorce rates which increased in recent published data. Also what are the changes in divorce rates on 10 and 25 year marriages?
Our People - Kathleen Bennet
British woman maintains marriage with prominent Indonesian businessman after GN Law was successful in getting the UK High Court to refuse to recognise a divorce obtained by deception in Indonesia
Our People - Claudette Terrode
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) released legal guidance tailored to professional deputies and attorneys concerning the rules governing gift-giving. This article highlights some of the key issues outlined in that guidance.
Our People - Navin Bundhoo
Code 1.7A states the Appropriate Adult’s role is to safeguard the rights and welfare of juveniles and vulnerable people. If you have been interviewed without an Appropriate Adult, and without a solicitor, then it may be the police have breached their statutory duty.
Our People - Luke Cowles
Recently, the Supreme Court has given a judgment regarding ‘ordinary residence’ and the circumstances in which someone is discharged from detention in hospital.
Our People - GN
When circumstances leave individuals unable to handle their own financial affairs, there are legal mechanisms available to protect their financial stability, such as Deputyship and LPAs. 
Our People - Lilian Efstathiou
Divorce has significant impact in a person’s life and requires a rebalancing of your affairs. From a financial and welfare perspective, updating your will and considering the status of your lasting powers of attorney (LPA) is crucial.
Our People - Andrew Guile
If you are currently experiencing domestic abuse from an ex-partner, it is crucial that you reach out for assistance. The Family Courts have the ability to provide victims of domestic abuse with protective 'injunction' orders to ensure their safety and well-being.
Our People - Peter Bushell
A Property and Financial Affairs LPA is a legal document which gives another person or persons (known as your ‘attorneys’) the authority to make decisions on your behalf, like buying or selling property, making investments, paying your mortgage and bills, and giving people access to financial information about you.
Our People - Chryso Loizides
A health and welfare LPA is a legal document which gives another person or persons (known as your ‘attorneys’) the authority to make decisions on your behalf should you lose the capacity to take those decisions yourself, like where you should live, what type of medical treatment you should receive and refusing or consenting to life-sustaining treatment.
Our People - Chryso Loizides
When it comes to making important decisions about healthcare and personal matters, individuals have legal tools at their disposal to ensure their wishes are honoured. Two commonly used instruments are the Living Will and the Lasting Power of Attorney. Although both serve similar purposes, they differ in significant ways.
Our People - Chryso Loizides
Non-molestation orders serve as a vital legal tool to safeguard individuals from violence or harassment. These court-issued injunctions can be sought against various parties, such as current or former partners, family members, or cohabitants.
Our People - Anna Johnson
In this article, we will discuss the differences between updating your will and adding a codicil and which option may be best for you.
Our People - Chryso Loizides

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