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Changes ahead in capital gains tax rules for divorcing couples
At present, no capital gains tax (CGT) is charged on a transfer of assets between a married couple or civil partners who live together. If, however you are separated or divorced from your spouse or civil partner, then this tax ...Read more
Step-by-step guide to no-fault divorce
Since April 2022, couples have been able to seek a divorce or dissolution after one year of marriage without having to blame their former partner for any reason. Prior to the change in the law, couples who agreed to separate ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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’ ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more