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Resolution - First for family Law
Relationship breakdown is devastating, but it doesn't have to be a battle. There is a better way for you, your family and your children by choosing a Resolution lawyer such as our Karen-Lee Watts or Zoe Gaitskell to assist you at this difficult time.
Women & Pensions on Divorce
Reports have shown that:
48% of women have no idea what happens to pensions on divorce;
27% of women who discussed pensions during a divorce had no pension pot of their own;
16% of women lost access to a pension pot following their divorce
11% of divorce cases involve a...
Divorce rate continues its downward trend
There were 111,169 divorces in England and Wales in 2014, a
decrease of 3.1% compared with 2013 and a decline of 27% from a
recent peak in 2003, according to the latest release of divorce
figures by the Office for National Statistics.
The number of...
The growing volume of what are called “litigants in person” has been politically sensitive since much of Family Law was taken out of the scope of Legal Aid. Not so long ago Master of the Rolls Lord Dyson told a committee of MP's it was likely that the miscarriages of...
A pre-nuptial agreement is a contract entered into between two people prior to their marriage confirming how their assets will be divided should they separate or divorce in the future.
Historically, pre-nuptial agreements were considered contrary to public policy in England and Walesand therefore void, despite the position being different in many European countries...
It is a fundamental principle of company law that a company has a separate legal personality from its members. People therefore often hold assets in their company’s name rather than their own. Previously this would have had a knock on effect in Matrimonial proceedings, meaning that the assets held in the company’s...