By Kamal Vasdev, solicitor at stevensdrake It is fair to say that summer is in full swing. We have had
The Pension Tracing Service has launched a new DWP website to help people find any lost pension savings more easily.
In the recent case of D (Children: Abduction) , a mother made a successful application under the Hague Convention on
It’s Dispute Resolution Week – a chance to focus on the difficulties faces by families and couples when separation is
Research by the Law Society has revealed that 73% of 16-54 year olds do not have a will and only
On 30th June 2014, the Minister for Pensions, Steve Webb MP announced that charges would be introduced forthwith regarding applications made to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).
On 22nd April 2014, the Children and Families Act 2014 came into force changing the face of Children Act proceedings. The key changes introduced by the new act are as follows…
The President of the High Court’s Family Division, Sir James Munby, has called for unmarried couples to receive the same financial rights afforded to married couples on the breakdown of their relationships.
In a nutshell, an ‘Executor’ is responsible for establishing exactly what assets and liabilities the deceased had, collecting in those assets and paying any debts, before finally accounting to the beneficiaries.
Couples planning their wedding will be offered the chance to enter into pre-nuptial agreements beforehand, as part of new law