On divorce/dissolution one of the main concerns of the spouse with a lower earning capacity is their ability to meet their future income needs. There was a lot of press coverage in the not too distant past about the higher earner no longer being a meal ticket for life, but how do the family courts(…)
The Ministry of Justice plan to bring in changes to probate registry fees in April 2019. You will see in the attached article that this will be challenged on the basis that it is a ‘stealth tax’. We are hoping that the changes do not come in as it will hit bereaved families the hardest(…)
Starting a personal injury claim can seem like a difficult process. In reality, if you choose a good personal injury solicitor to handle your claim the process will run smoothly. There are, however, some things that you can do to help your claim be successful. Keep a detailed record of how the accident happened. When(…)
Mr B had an accident at work when he was out doing some deliveries for his employers. The lorry which Mr B was driving had to be unloaded and as he pulled back the side curtain one of the side posts fell off and hit Mr B on his hard hat knocking this off and(…)
Brearleys Solicitors and their staff have managed to raise £213.01 so far towards the rescue’s new hedgehog clinic. Funds are still needed so if anyone could please share this link, and of course donate anything you can, it would be greatly appreciated. Betty (pictured) says thank you! https://www.paypal.me/Micklefieldhedgehogs?locale.x=en_GB
Brearleys is on the Family Law Panel for non-profit organisation Only Mums and Dads and has had the opportunity to contribute to their new book. 101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children is an invaluable first source of legal know-how to help every separating or divorcing parent. For more information please follow the link below.(…)
Valentines Day is usually a day associated with love, chocolate, romance and maybe even a marriage proposal. If you are thinking of proposing, you may want to consider protecting your existing financial position by way of a prenuptial agreement. Arguments about finances are one of the major causes of marital breakdown and therefore it is(…)
Mrs F was visiting her local playground with her daughter and as she went on the Birds Nest Swing she caught her foot on the raised matting causing Mrs F injuries to her leg resulting in 3 fractures. The swing was also found to have been placed at the incorrect height. The Council have now(…)
The Home Office has a code of practice on preventing illegal working. This code sets out the checks that Employers should conduct to avoid a civil penalty in the event of illegal working. The first code which came out in 2014, has now been updated and it provides that Employers may establish a statutory excuse(…)
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