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The need for mediation at Christmas

Mediation at Christmas

One of the most powerful messages being broadcast at this time of year is that Christmas is a time for family. For many, this is a happy, heart-warming message but […]

Child maintenance: £4 billion nationwide in arrears

Child maintenance payments

Across the country, there are single parents not receiving child maintenance payments which they are entitled to. £9 million is owed to single parents in Derby. £54 million is owed […]

Formalising debt: loan agreements and promissory notes

Loans and promissory notes

If you are considering loaning money to – or borrowing money from – another business or individual, it’s a good idea to set out some of the key terms in […]

I SWEAR I’m telling the truth – an overview of the modern affidavit

Modern affidavits - how to swear what you know is true

The word “affidavit” is Medieval Latin for “he has declared upon oath.” What are affidavits? Affidavits are a written statement of fact made voluntarily under oath and administered by a […]

Tackling domestic violence – first steps

Sad woman sitting alone in a empty room

One of the most difficult steps in tackling domestic violence is first acknowledging that it’s taking place. It may have been something that has built up over several years of […]

Spousal maintenance – what you need to know

Spousal support - what you need to know

Spousal maintenance is not the same as child maintenance but it can be claimed upon divorce alongside any capital and pension claims. The payment is made by either by the […]

Care costs and the impact on inheritance

Beautiful mature daughter hugging her senior mother.

The continuing roll-out of inheritance tax reforms is lessening many people’s concerns about their family’s inheritance being eaten into by the demands of the taxman. The impact of care costs, […]

Periodical Payments and Mortgage Applications following Divorce

Mortgage loan agreement application with house shaped keyring

Many people who have been through a divorce are now receiving a significant proportion or all of their income from periodical payments either in the form of spousal maintenance and/or […]

How to sort out your finances during divorce

woman and her lawyer in conversation with husband during divorce process

As we’ve heard over the last week, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are to divorce. Heard has cited irreconcilable differences for the split, and may be entitled to at least […]

5 reasons to say “I do” to the prenup

5 reasons to say I do to a prenup

In March 2015, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (as she was known back then) made headlines, after her whirlwind marriage to Jean Bernard came to a steady halt after nineteen months. The split […]

Child custody – Making arrangements for children after divorce

Child custody

If you’re getting divorced or separating from a long term partner, the impact upon any children is often the most complicated and sensitive issue. Many questions surrounding child custody will […]

Need to vent about your rent? Your rights as a tenant

Vent your rent

Tenants are tweeting about their worst rental property experiences with the hashtag #VentYourRent, started by Generation Rent to highlight tenants’ issues. These include high rents, vermin, and damp. Read Rocket […]