Latest Personal News
Is There Such A Thing As A “Good Divorce”?
All week we’ve been supporting the Good Divorce campaign, designed to raise awareness of why people getting divorced should choose a Resolution Member to advise them and the real value of taking early advice from a specialist.
Challenges For Charities During Coronavirus
Coronavirus continues to have a major impact on charity events and there are a number of questions that arise relating to meetings and documents.
Gynaecology Surgeries & Medical Negligence Claims
A Gynaecologist is a doctor who specialises in the female reproduction system. Inevitably, this is an important part of all females and any symptoms in this regard should therefore be inspected very carefully given the complications that can arise.
No Care Fees To Pay – No news is good news right?
When a loved one passes away, the estate is settled and eventually things move on. However, I have received multiple phone calls from executors or former attorneys who have relied upon, to their detriment, the ability of care homes and/or Local Authorities to invoice clients in a timely manning for outstanding care fees.
Can You Ignore Your Emotions For The Sake Of A Good Divorce?
Good Divorce Week is an annual campaign that aims to promote practical and constructive ways for separating parents to put the needs of their children first. We believe the process of separating, agreeing finances and child arrangements, should be done in a way that minimises conflict and keeps the best interests of any children at the heart of matters.
How Can You Sign A Will, If You Are Physically Unable To Sign It?
That may seem a contradictory statement but there may be instances where someone with the (mental) capacity to sign a Will, lacks the physical ability to do so. Bearing in mind that a Will needs to be signed to be valid, this poses some interesting questions.
International Men’s Day and the Role of Separated Fathers
IMD in the UK does takes a gender inclusive approach and is a global grassroots movement that invites every man, woman, girl and boy in the world to come together and celebrate men and boys in all their diversity. Each and every issue is extremely important. From a family law point of view, particularly the challenges faced by many separated fathers, there unfortunately continues to be many men’s voices not properly heard.
Help To Buy & The New Changes
Help to Buy is a Government backed equity loan scheme available to purchasers of new build homes available to make moving more affordable. However, the current scheme will end on 31st March 2021. Jenny Woodruff outlines the changes.
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQ For Employees
At the schemes peak in May, 30% of the UK workforce was furloughed with the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. With its extension during November we’ve put together a FAQ for employees currently on the scheme with some common questions and answers.
Divorce – perhaps not as final as you think, especially where Wills are concerned.
When you get married or enter into a Civil Partnership unless you have made provision, the effect of marriage or civil partnership will normally revoke your will.