Marriage

Is matrimonial revenge a dish best served cold?

by Linzi Perriman October 9, 2015 Divorce

Wednesday night saw more than eight million of us tuning in to the climactic ending of Mike Barlett’s five-part domestic drama ‘Doctor Foster’. My last blog – Following Doctor’s Order – focused on episode 3 of the gripping drama, for those that missed it, episode 4 saw Gemma’s professional career called into question, police involvement over […]

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Freezing the Assets

by EdwardHandsandLewis December 20, 2013 Divorce

By Martin Hill, Edward Hands and Lewis I know its December but asset freezing is nothing to do with the weather. What we have here is the court’s ability to prevent property  being transferred away by one spouse so that it does not form part of the overall pot on divorce. It is often a […]

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Want To Get Divorced As A Gay Couple? Think Again.

by Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC November 13, 2013 Divorce

(US family law & general) When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, it was a landmark event for the entire country. The federal government finally recognized same-sex couples as equal in the eyes of the law. Many hoped that this would lead to legalization of same-sex marriage in state after state […]

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Is it a Good Idea (Realistically) to Have a Prenup?

by contactus October 16, 2013 Divorce

This is an article by Shannon McNulty.  Shannon is a Philadelphia estate attorney. At the outset of a marriage the furthest thing from the couple-to-be is conflict or disagreement in the marriage.  Through the rose colored glasses of almost newlyweds it feels as if the couple will never disagree about anything.  Jobs, who will stay at […]

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Seven People Who Should Purchase Life Insurance Immediately

by edralyn August 29, 2013 Family Law

If you are considering whether or not to purchase a life insurance policy, ask yourself this one question: If I die, will someone suffer financially? If the answer to that question is yes, you need to purchase a life insurance policy immediately. A site like Kanetix.ca can help you determine which policy is right for […]

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I was never married – what parental rights do I have?

by EdwardHandsandLewis July 30, 2013 Blawg

By Faye Remnant The legal rights and responsibilities of mothers and fathers are known as ‘parental responsibility’. The most important duties of someone with parental responsibility are to protect and maintain the child, provide the child with a home, consenting to medical treatment, looking after the child’s property, disciplining the child, choosing and providing the […]

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Spousal maintenance – what can i do if my spouse refuses to pay me maintenance ?

by John Hirst May 2, 2013 Divorce

In the event of there being a significant disparity of incomes between spouses, it is common for the lower paid spouse to receive interim monthly maintenance (Maintenance Pending Suit) from the higher earning spouse. The level of such monthly payments depends upon both the reasonable needs of the receiving party and also the ability of […]

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Martin Hill Blogs on the solutions to separation issues for married and unmarried couples

by EdwardHandsandLewis April 18, 2013 Cohabitation

  Over the many years I have been helping Clients deal with separation (both unmarried and married couples). I find that the vast majority wish they had come to see us earlier with what for them were unsolvable and confusing difficulties for which I can usually find workable solutions. Many Clients quite naturally get bogged […]

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Questions That Need to Be Asked Before You or a Loved One Moves into an Assisted Living Facility

by edralyn April 5, 2013 Estate Planning

When it comes to deciding if you or a loved one would be better off in an assisted living facility, there are various points of view and important questions that need to be asked. The family member may decide themselves, but if they don’t the family may need to intervene. Here are some questions to […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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