Make a Will Month – October 2021!

Make a Will Month – October 2021!

We are delighted to be involved this year in the ‘Free Wills Month’ campaign, in association with Dougie Mac #mylegacy designed to encourage Will-making for those people who don’t have a Will or need to update their Will. The campaign will hopefully encourage people...
Testamentary Freedom, do we have it?

Testamentary Freedom, do we have it?

By Sarah McDermott, Private Client Paralegal Firstly, what is testamentary freedom? Testamentary freedom is an important principle in England and Wales that means that you can leave your estate to whoever you wish to, without any obligation to leave it to particular...
Court fees to rise in the autumn

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 mediation: Is it for you?

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? The...