You can’t have missed the news that the UK Parliament has been suspended, or prorogued. Most of the focus has been on the effect of the prorogation on Brexit, such as whether it will mean the UK leaves the EU without a deal on October 31st. However, with Parliament suspended, thirteen other bills have been halted in their tracks, with no guarantee that they will come back.Read More
It’s the biggest shake-up in the UK’s divorce laws for almost fifty years. It’s intended to make divorces smoother and less acrimonious. How will it work?
With everything else going on in politics at the moment, you’d be forgiven for missing it, but big changes are coming to Family Law. In April 2019, the UK Government announced far-reaching plans to reform the country’s divorce laws. If you’re considering divorce, these changes, once approved by Parliament and signed into law, will have a significant effect on your process.Read More
The enormous fees which were quite unjustifiable have gone, but with a fee of £750 for an estate valued between £300,001 and £500,000, and a fee of £2500 for an estate valued between £500,001 and £1m, a large number of homeowners in this area will be adversely affected.Read More