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Our Fixed Fee Divorce Service

10th June 2021 5:45 pm Comments Off on Our Fixed Fee Divorce Service

For most, the breakdown of a marriage induces feelings of fear and uncertainty. This is likely to be exacerbated in the current climate, as the pandemic has brought constant change and ambiguity into everyone’s lives. At Colemans Solicitors, we strive to provide you with some comfort and certainty in challenging times, by offering  a fixed…


Asset Protection Trusts

3rd June 2021 2:06 pm Comments Off on Asset Protection Trusts

The Problem What we are talking about here is care home fees. Residential care is expensive.  Even if you have no special needs, fees of £1,000 a week are common in the South East.  At some £50,000 per year, this can run through your capital very fast. Many people feel this is unfair, and that…


RENT CONCESSIONS – ADVICE FOR TENANTS

18th May 2021 10:33 am Comments Off on RENT CONCESSIONS – ADVICE FOR TENANTS

  Even as the COVID-19 social restrictions are easing, uncertainty abounds. We remain hopeful that the path to easing restrictions will continue unimpeded but reports on the spread of new variants of the virus remain cause for some concern. Against that background  we are still finding that tenants have been and continue to look to…


Domestic Abuse Act 2021: how will the new law help to protect victims of domestic abuse?

14th May 2021 3:10 pm Comments Off on Domestic Abuse Act 2021: how will the new law help to protect victims of domestic abuse?

On 29 April 2021, the Domestic Abuse Bill passed through both Houses of Parliament and was signed into law.  The Domestic Abuse Act 2021 is landmark legislation that will provide further protections to the millions of victims of domestic abuse in England and Wales.   The new measures include: A wide-ranging legal definition of domestic abuse, which…


Kulvinder Bal

7th May 2021 4:22 pm Comments Off on Kulvinder Bal


‘The Review Issue’ – Will Covid-19 hamper the FJB’s two-year family justice plans?

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This article was published in Resolution Magazine, “The Review.”   The Family Justice Board’s has set out its priorities for the next two years, aiming to address the long-term challenges faced across the system. But immediate concerns may intervene… The Family Justice Board is the primary forum for overseeing the performance and aims of the…


Captain Tom 100 Challenge – Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service

26th April 2021 12:10 pm Comments Off on Captain Tom 100 Challenge – Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service

The Captain Tom Foundation is encouraging people to celebrate the amazing achievements of Captain Tom on what would have been his 101st birthday on Friday 30 April 2021. Everyone is invited to build on his legacy by taking on a challenge around the number 100, over Captain Tom’s birthday weekend. Colemans staff members will be…


Relationship Breakdown: Frequently Asked Questions

23rd April 2021 10:48 am Comments Off on Relationship Breakdown: Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get a divorce? You can get divorced in England and Wales if: You have been married for over one year; Your marriage has permanently (or “irretrievably”) broken down; Your marriage is legally recognised in the United Kingdom; and You (or your spouse) permanently live in the United Kingdom. What are the grounds for…


Private Children Law: Frequently Asked Questions

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My partner and I are separating, what are my rights as a parent? Family lawyers tend to use the term “parental responsibility” rather than “parental rights”. A mother automatically has parental responsibility for her child. However, parental responsibility is only granted to a father if he: Is married to the child’s mother when the child…


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