Can you choose to have your parental responsibility terminated?
It’s rare that a parent would request for their parental responsibility to be terminated. But in GF (A Minor), Re  EWFC 203, this is what happened.Read More
Property Trader Stamp Duty Exemption – Total Exemption what a relief!
Partner and Head of Commercial property, Katy Moss, discusses the criteria needed to qualify for the Property Trader Stamp Duty Exemption.Read More
Thinking about gifting your home to your children to avoid inheritance tax? Think again…
Esther Omishore, a trainee private client solicitor, explains what to consider before gifting your home to your children.Read More
Moving Home Checklist
Moving Home? Residential Property partner, Nigel Matthews puts together the must-read checklist to help your house move go smoothly.Read More
Landmark Ruling for Same-Sex Couples
At 10.30am on 27 July 2023, a judgment was handed down, remotely, in what can only be described as a landmark ruling for same-sex couples. The Law Society Gazette has commented that this is a ‘historic win’ which has ‘opened the door on a new chapter in international family law’. It involved a case where […]Read More
What is a parenting plan? And why do I need one?
Family Law Executive, Carole Hack explains what a parenting plan is and how by drawing one up both parents understand and are aware of what’s been decided for their child.Read More
Can I take my child abroad if I co-parent with my ex?
Estella Newbold-Brown discusses the legal ramifications of taking your child abroad without the co-parent's consent and what documents you may need at the airport even if you have permission.Read More
Can a shared ownership leaseholder participate in the Right to Manage process?
Can shared ownership leaseholders participate in the Right to Manage? Leasehold specialist, Dona Awano, looks at a recent court case.Read More
Don’t Forget the Finances – Getting a Financial Order within a No-Fault Divorce
Family law solicitor, Donna Rose discusses the ramifications of not obtaining a financial order during divorce or civil partnership dissolution proceedings.Read More
Do prenuptial agreements hold up in court?
With prenuptial agreements becoming more and more popular, Kaleb Nye, winner of the Amphlett Lissimore Family Law prize, reviews a recent case where the applicant refused the terms of their prenuptial agreement and went to court.Read More
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? Your questions answered
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? Judith Hurle answers your frequently asked questions regarding Lasting Powers of Attorney and how they can help you.Read More
‘Love-bombing’ added to guidance on prosecuting abusive partners
New guidance on how to prosecute abusive partners for their controlling behaviour highlights the act of love-bombing. But what is love-bombing?Read More