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May 13, 2022

AN INCREASE IN THE AGE TO MARRY

Effective from April 26th 2022, the legal age of marriage and civil partnership has been raised to 18 across both England and Wales. Prior to the new law, people were able to marry at age 16 or 17, providing that they had received parental consent. This change has been made in a bid to prevent child […]

May 10, 2022

Cohabiting couples and wills

According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of cohabiting couples in the UK reached 3.6 million in 2021 – an increase of 22.9 per cent over the last decade. But did you know that cohabiting couples do not have the same rights as married couples?   For instance, without having […]

May 4, 2022

What happens to digital assets when someone dies?

When considering estate planning, most people will typically include personal belongings, cars, jewellery, and property in their will. But we now live in a digital age, and many of our assets no longer have a physical presence. Often our digital footprint can be neglected when making provisions for after we die, which can cause further […]

April 28, 2022

Prenuptial agreements – are these legally binding?

A prenuptial agreement can be entered into by couples who intend to marry. They are common in many countries, especially in the US, and are often considered the preserve of the rich and famous, such as the ‘huge prenup’ between Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Feltz, which recently made headlines. Prenuptial agreements are typically used to […]

April 20, 2022

A parental guide to PLO/pre-proceedings

What is PLO or Pre-Proceedings? The Public Law Outline (PLO) sets out the duties that the Local Authority have when considering taking a case to court to ask for a care or supervision order. If the Local Authority feel that concerns and risks to a child are not being addressed or insufficient progress is being […]

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