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How are pensions split in a divorce?

How are pensions split in a divorce?

When deciding upon a financial settlement on divorce, both parties assets are taken into consideration. However, there is one category of asset that is all too often overlooked or not given sufficient importance: pensions.  Pensions can be one of the most valuable...

New Wedding Law: Getting Married Where You Want

New Wedding Law: Getting Married Where You Want

In recent years, the legal world has been transformed by the pandemic. Many aspects of the law, both in the UK and globally, have had to adapt to fit the demands of coronavirus. Now, as we continue to adjust to living alongside COVID-19, there has been a call for...

Joinder Within Financial Proceedings

Joinder Within Financial Proceedings

“Because we are separated everything separates us, even our efforts to join each other” Simone de Beauvoir.   Joinder within financial proceedings – what does this mean, and how does the Court deal with such applications? With the cost of living increasing and no...

What is Domestic Abuse and What are the Signs?

What is Domestic Abuse and What are the Signs?

What is domestic abuse? The plight of those in the public eye, such as the TV presenter Ruth Dodsworth, highlights the silent suffering of many who either cannot leave their desperate situations or those who are conditioned, over the years, to accept being controlled...