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Divorce, retirement and pension share orders: why you should tread carefully

By Norman Taylor When couples divorce or terminate a civil partnership, a key issue is dividing any pension rights that…

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My ex is ignoring a Financial Consent Order – what can I do?

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Divorce and Finances:Don’t leave your financial settlement to chance – how to avoid it being rejected

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Protection needed for cohabiting couples – more of your questions answered

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Cohabitation: your key questions answered  

By Liz Bell, solicitor Cohabiting couple families remain the fastest growing relationship in the UK, but many mistakenly believe that…

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Severing the ties – what Decree Nisi and Decree absolute mean in divorce proceedings

By Peter Jones, founder When one of our family law specialists took part in a BBC Radio Leeds legal phone-in…

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Will pension reforms ease the burden for silver separators?

As new laws allow the over 55s to take cash from their pension pots, research reveals that divorced people retiring…

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Love and Marriage – a wakeup call to stay together forever, says leading lady

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Is the thirty-year itch becoming the new seven-year itch?

This week 82 year old astronaut Buzz Aldrin – the second person to walk on the moon – called time…

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Compromise key to an amicable settlement

By Peter Jones, Partner The headlines make for grim reading: long term unemployment is at its highest level since 1996;…