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Court fees to rise in the autumn

By Louise Martin, Solicitor, Director & Family Mediator As has been expected, the MOJ have now announced that court fees are to rise this autumn. In family law, the fee on filing a petition a divorce, nullity or civil partnership dissolution will increase from...

Family LawNews

Family mediation: Is it for you?

By Louise Martin, Solicitor, Director & Family Mediator Recent figures released by the MOJ indicate that family mediation is on the rise. Why might it be that more people are turning to this form of dispute resolution to help them with their family law issues?...


Reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax

Reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will apply for residential properties purchased between 1st July – 30th September 2021. Katherine Price, paralegal in Onions & Davies’ property team, reflects on the end of the £500,000 threshold ‘Stamp Duty Holiday’...

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Does Your Solicitor Come To You?

It used to be the case that solicitors would sit back in their offices and wait for their clients to come to see them. Here at Onions & Davies, especially in our Private Client Department, we are pleased to say that this is not what we do. Members of our...


Divorce Reform – it is nearly here!

By Louise Martin, Head of Family Law As of 8th June we know that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act will come into force on 6th April 2022. This law, which was given Royal Assent in Summer 2020, changes the complexion of divorce, making it no longer...

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