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21st May 2020

5 pitfalls when getting a Divorce

COVID-19 is placing an enormous stress on families and parents and we understand that tensions can rise. It is also natural that where a marriage has broken down,…

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13th May 2020

What is a Nuptial Agreement?

The term nuptial agreement applies to separation, post and pre-nuptial agreements that are made between couples who are or who intend to be married or have a civil…

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4th May 2020

Beneficial ownership of the family home

The ownership of a property is determined by the title deeds or the records held by the Land Registry relating to the property in question. In matrimonial law,…

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17th April 2020

Rise in Domestic Abuse Reports Linked to COVID-19 Outbreak

The outbreak of COVID-19 is placing an unprecedented amount of stress on families and relationships, with tensions rising as concerns about employment, health and finances lead to increased…

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15th April 2020

Separation, Divorce and Finances amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result of the government’s implementation of ‘social distancing’ measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many people have lost jobs or seen a reduction in their…

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7th April 2020

Increase in Divorce Rates due to COVID-19 Outbreak

It has been reported that in China and America that there has been increase in divorce rates and consultations about divorce since the COVID-19 outbreak. The current forced…

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3rd April 2020

The effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on Contact Arrangements for Separated Parents

On 23 March 2020, the government issued new rules on ‘Staying at Home and Away from Other People’ to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The rules state that…

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1st April 2020

Ellisons Solicitors announces merger with Blocks Solicitors

Ellisons Solicitors is pleased to be announcing a merger with Ipswich-based law firm, Blocks Solicitors. The merger which came into effect on 1st April 2020, will see Ellisons…

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24th March 2020

What are the Rights of Step-Parents?

What automatic parental rights do biological parents have? Does this differ between mothers and fathers? Biological mothers automatically have Parental Responsibility from the child’s birth. Biological fathers have…

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23rd March 2020

Family law advice during COVID-19

COVID-19 is placing an enormous stress on families and parents and we understand that tensions can rise. Our Family Law team continue to be available for advice and…

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