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summer holidays

Summer Holidays – Child Contact

With the school summer holidays starting this week in England, one thing that is on everybody’s mind is the long awaited summer break. Whether you are spending it at home...
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Michael Gove and Sarah Vine separate after 20 years of marriage

Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove and his wife, Sarah Vine have recently announced their agreement to separate and are said to be in the latter stages of finalising their divorce. ...
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Matt Hancock – Kiss and Tell

We will all have seen the news that hit the headlines this weekend. Matt Hancock resigned from his position as Health Secretary following the leak of CCTV footage, which showed...
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Fathers Day

Father’s Day is a day to celebrate fatherhood and paternal bonds but for many fathers and children it can represent a difficult day, especially for those who are separated from...
coronation street

Coronation Street’s separated Fiz and Tyrone decide it’s good to talk

Viewers of Coronation Street have recently witnessed the breakdown of the relationship of Fiz and Tyrone, who were once thought of as the soap’s fairy-tale couple and the new Jack...
no fault divorce

Breaking News: The end of the blame game – No Fault Divorce set to come in to force in April 2022.

After decades of campaigning the UK is set to introduce a very overdue shake up of family law which will mean couples no longer need to establish a fault fact...
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Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce after 27 years of marriage and estimated £90 billion fortune

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and fourth wealthiest person in the world has announced his divorce from wife, Melinda Gates after 27 years of marriage. Both Bill and Melinda shared...
pennys

Renegotiating Spousal Maintenance Payments To Reflect Your Post-pandemic Finances

In recent weeks, we have seen some of the tightest pandemic-related restrictions eased in line with the UK’s roadmap out of lockdown. Whether it be the reopening of gyms, non-essential...
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Trademarks in Chocolate Cake

There’s confidence to say that most people have had a chocolate caterpillar birthday cake at least once in their lives. And if not for them personally, their children, relatives or...
privacy

Divorce and Privacy

Love, Honour and Obey…but do not look at my bank statements! The question of whether a person has the right to open their partners post if they suspect them of...
retirement

Richard Atkins retires after 25 years of practice at Taylor Walton LLP

Richard Atkins, our long-standing residential conveyancing partner, has now retired from Taylor Walton.  Richard has been mainly based in the firm’s Harpenden Office and has spent 25¼ years at the...
engagement

The Prominence of Pre-Nups

Pre-nuptial agreements have attracted media attention again recently, with reports that Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz have signed a pre-nuptial agreement. It is important to note that pre-nuptial agreements are...