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Divorced Royals Property Investment

Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew have bought a Swiss Chalet together 18 years after their divorce Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew have purchased a £13m Swiss Chalet in the resort of Verbier, calling it a “family investment”. The Duke and Duchess of York famously divorced in 1996 and have remained on good terms, raising their […]

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Stay away from new partners – says top Judge

Family Judge warns against new relationships during divorce. One of the country’s top family judges has warned couples to stay away from new relationships whilst going through divorce proceedings. Mr Justice Mostyn warned couples that by having a new relationship the landscape is more unclear when considering how to assess what each parties respective needs […]

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FREE INITIAL MEDIATION MEETINGS DURING DISPUTE RESOLUTION WEEK – 24-28 November 2014

It is unlikely to have gone unnoticed that the emphasis when it comes to family breakdown is now on dispute resolution and avoiding court proceedings. Dispute resolution encompasses Mediation, the Collaborative process and alternative ways of reaching agreements together.   The emphasis is on keeping arrangements amicable and ensuring the children’s best interests are at […]

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Mediation – Has it worked for you?

Mediation is the way forward. It is more efficient than protracted legal disputes. It is often quicker, cheaper and reaches more sustainable outcomes. It is no wonder that the government back the use of mediation and have made attendance at a MIAM compulsory before issuing any court proceedings. Does it work? Our feedback is that, […]

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What is “Without prejudice ”?

What you discuss with your Solicitor is privileged. This means that it cannot be disclosed to the other party, or to the Court, without your consent. The purpose of this is to enable your Solicitor to advise you properly, with all the information they need. If you make an admission, or state something in open […]

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