Post-Nuptial Agreements – it’s never too late!

Post-Nuptial Agreements – it’s never too late!

It has been thoroughly publicised that Pre-Nuptial Agreements (commonly known as pre-nups) may be recognised by the Courts of England and Wales in the event of divorce proceedings.  In other words, you can reach an agreement before your marriage which stipulates what...
No Fault Divorce? What happens to finances?

No Fault Divorce? What happens to finances?

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 heralds a massive reform of divorce law, although implementation has been delayed and we are told it will commence on 6th April 2022. It will allow one or both parties to apply for a “divorce order” (no more archaic...
Three predictions for bad debt recovery in 2021

Three predictions for bad debt recovery in 2021

Nearly a year into the pandemic, and many months of remote working later, we’re starting to see a chink of light on the horizon as the UK navigates its way out of lockdown. If we thought that 2020 was a challenging year, then 2021 is likely to be more of the same, as...
How deputyships work and the benefits for your loved ones

How deputyships work and the benefits for your loved ones

What is a deputy? Deputies are persons appointed by the Court of Protection to act in the best interests of someone who is unable to make property and financial affairs decisions for themselves. This is normally required when someone loses capacity before putting in...
What Is An Attorneyship and could it benefit you?

What Is An Attorneyship and could it benefit you?

What is a Property and Financial Affairs Attorney? Appointing a Solicitor as your Property and Financial Affairs Attorney enables them to manage your property and financial affairs for you, if you’re unable to or don’t wish to do so yourself. On your behalf we can:...
What Are Personal Injury Trusts?

What Are Personal Injury Trusts?

What Is A Personal Injury Trust? If you receive or expect to receive a compensation payment for an injury, a personal injury trust enables you to hold and manage those funds so that they are not taken into account when means-tested benefits or care contributions are...
Top Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Top Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Buying our first home is undoubtedly one of the biggest financial decisions we will ever have to make. With the average age of first-time buyers in the UK being 30, there is plenty of opportunity for you to plan your future in the most efficient way possible.  To help...