Rights to Claim under the Inheritance Act

08/06/2018
My colleagues and I are increasingly being instructed to advise a spouse or a cohabitee following the death of their partner in circumstances where their partner made a will which did not make any - or any reasonable - financial provision for them. Also, in situations where their spouse or partner died without a will -  and under the intestacy rules there is no automatic right to inherit.
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Social Media: its role in divorce and associated pitfalls

30/05/2018
Media reports that celebrity baker Paul Hollywood and his estranged wife have used social media to indulge in some online taunting, will comes as no surprise to many family lawyers. 
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MPs call for ‘grandparents law’

20/05/2018
MPs are calling on the government to introduce legislation that will give grandparents the right to see their grandchildren after a divorce.
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Property rights for unmarried couples

08/05/2018

In two previous blogs, my colleagues Nia Jameson  and Christian Butler  have written about what happens to property when married couples or civil partners separate.  In this blog I focus on the property rights of unmarried couples.

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