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Is my prenuptial agreement binding?

If you are facing difficulties in your marriage and you have a prenuptial agreement, you may be curious to know just how binding the terms will be, especially if your life is now rather different to the one you envisaged ...

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01.11.2022

Reconciliation; can we change our minds about getting a divorce?

You are likely to have spent some weeks, months or perhaps even years contemplating getting a divorce before you decided to apply, and even then, you may still wonder if it is not too late to save your marriage, particularly ...

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12.10.2022

Miles & Partners team among London’s top-ranking law firms in 2023 Legal 500

We are delighted that Miles & Partners once again sits among top-ranking law firms in London in the 2023 Legal 500 rankings for UK Solicitors. The firm has firmly retained its high tier ranking for three of its core practice ...

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30.09.2022

Think twice before using social media during a family dispute

It is forecast that, by the end of this year, 90 per cent of the UK adult population will use a social media account at least once a month.  This is a remarkable statistic, but perhaps even more remarkable is ...

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15.09.2022

Getting a divorce in England or Wales in 2022

Since 6 April 2022, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 completely changed the English & Welsh divorce process with the new concept of a ‘no fault’ divorce being introduced. The clue is in the name in that ‘no fault’ ...

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17.08.2022

Enforcing child contact arrangements

Following the breakdown of a relationship, most parents can reach an agreement amicably regarding the arrangements for children.  Ensuring practical working arrangement requires both parents to behave sensibly and in the best interests of each child.  Unfortunately, as any family ...

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08.08.2022

How would your social media posts be interpreted in court after a family dispute?

Many people do not go a day without checking their social media: sending a tweet, posting an Instagram story, updating their Facebook status, or sending a Snapchat to communicate with friends, family, and their wider network. But what if your ...

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04.08.2022

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Can a non-molestation order prevent someone bothering me?

Domestic abuse can impact individuals of any age or race and is seen across all parts of society.  Unfortunately, statistics from the Office for National Statistics reveal that domestic abuse is on the increase, with cases having risen by 6% ...

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05.07.2022

Who pays private school fees after divorce or separation?

According to the Financial Times the average fee for an independent or private school education is now over £15,000 a year for day pupils and £36,000 for boarders. This represents a substantial financial commitment over the education of a child, ...

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01.07.2022