Will a Divorce give me a Clean Break? A divorce can provide a legal end to your marriage but the divorce itself does not provide an automatic ‘clean break’ insofar as financial arrangements are concerned. Will a Divorce give me a Clean Break? Here are some points to consider: During the divorce, the scope of […]
As you may be aware, the divorce law in England and Wales changed in April 2022 with the introduction of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act. As a consequence of this, we are now pleased to offer a fixed fee for the making of your divorce application. Our fixed fee is £350 plus VAT. In […]
Christmas time is emotional for many reasons but if you are separated parents with children, this can add to the stress of the festive period so now is the time to start planning for Christmas. If you leave it too long and can’t reach agreement, you will not be able to get a court hearing […]
Every cloud has a silver lining! Changes to capital gains tax (CGT) provide a boost for divorcing couples. Planned changes to CGT and how they will affect separating couples Despite all the gloom and doom of rampant inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, one little ray of sunshine has emerged for divorcing couples or civil partners. […]
Many of us have enjoyed the latest series of this gripping and heart-felt BBC drama, The Split. The character, Ruth Defoe, poses the question “what is the secret to a good divorce?”. Hannah Defoe depicts the kind of lawyer, as well as client when going through her own divorce, who can achieve a good divorce. […]
Divorcing your business partner Getting divorced is never easy in any circumstances. This can be even more complicated when spouses are in business together as they rarely consider coming to a commercial arrangement beforehand. In limited companies, the parties may be co-Directors and equal shareholders, one party may have been added to the business for […]
What our recent recruits think – Eluned Roberts We have captured the thoughts of some recent recruits to give any potential job applicants an insight into what it is like to apply for a role at, and to join Cullimore Dutton. This second instalment of the series features Eluned Roberts who joined our Family Law […]
Further to our earlier article, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will reform the law on divorce, dissolution and separation in England and Wales as from 6th April 2022. Effectively, this will remove the requirement to provide evidence of conduct or separation and instead is replaced with the simple requirement to provide a statement […]
We are delighted to announce that Francesca Crank has been awarded a training contract here at Cullimore Dutton and will take up the role of Trainee Solicitor with immediate effect. Francesca who joined the Family Law team in January 2021 as a Legal Assistant, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2018 with a degree […]
If you are considering ending or exiting a relationship, whether that be a marriage or cohabitation, you would be advised to consult a solicitor to discuss the steps you need to take to ensure that your interests are well protected. Things you should consider include: 1. Joint accounts – are you protected? 2. Your pension […]
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