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Family Law Bulletin 9: Changes to Domestic Abuse laws

The pandemic has had a massive impact on victims of domestic abuse. At its worst point during the first lockdown, a joint investigation between Panorama and Women's Aid showed that a domestic abuse call

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Family Law Bulletin 8: Inherited Wealth within Matrimonial Proceedings

Inherited Wealth within Matrimonial ProceedingsThe treatment of inherited wealth upon divorce has been the focus of much discussion in recent years and it is true to say that there is no singular approach

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Family Law Bulletin 7: Impact of Brexit on Family Law

For 46 years, the United Kingdom enjoyed a symbiotic relationship with Europe promoting the free movement of goods, people and fair competition laws but all that changed on 12th March 2019, which marked

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Family Law Bulletin 6: Domestic Violence

Many people consider “domestic violence” to be actual physical violence against a person or an imminent threat of physical violence.   As a result many people remain in unhappy relationships,

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Family Law Bulletin 5: Perils of unmarried couples

The number of cohabiting families in the UK has increased remarkably over the last decade with the number of cohabiting couple families growing faster than married couple families. Data from the Office

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Family Law Bulletin 4: Financial Matters Upon Divorce

Resolving financial issues arising from a marriage is often the most difficult part of dealing with a divorce.  Initiating the divorce process is only the first step and whilst that is often an emotionally

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Family Law Bulletin 3: Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation is a topic which has increasingly become the centre of discussion over recent years. In the mid 1980’s, the American child-psychiatrist, Richard Gardner, classified the concept of

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Family Law Bulletin 2: Pensions on Divorce

Since the introduction of the Pensions Advisory Group (PAG) report, practitioners have used the report to assist them in how best to approach pensions upon divorce. After the matrimonial home, pensions

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Making and Registering Lasting Powers of Attorney during the coronavirus outbreak

​You may be wondering whether you can still make and register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) given that we find ourselves in a time of social distancing, shielding and self-isolation. The short answer

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Glad to Care Webinar

Copley Clark is part of the Parfitt Cresswell Group.As part of Glad to Care Awareness week, we were delighted to be a part of the Glad to Care "Prepare for Your Future, Today" Webinar which our

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