Category Archives: Family and Divorce

Fixed fee divorce package at a cost of £750 plus VAT plus Court fee

Here at Breeze & Wyles Solicitors Ltd, we offer a fixed fee divorce package at a cost of £750 plus VAT plus Court fee Our service enables you to be fully represented, by a qualified family specialist Solicitor, throughout your straightforward and … Continue reading

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Name and Shame in Divorce and Adultery Cases

The government has introduced a new form in England and Wales to apply for divorce which invites the applicant to name and shame adulterers. Although there is no actual obligation to fill in this box, the new form gives the … Continue reading

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Husband left with less than 1/3 of assets after short marriage!

The Court of Appeal left solicitors with more questions than answers recently after ruling that factors such as a dual-career/income, separate finances, no children and a short marriage can be ample evidence to depart from the long standing principle of … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse Convention to be followed in UK.

On the 27th April 2017 The Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Act 2017 received royal assent. The purpose of this act was to ratify (make official) the UK’s agreement to comply with the … Continue reading

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Ilott v Mitson – Inheritance Act Claims

Animal Charities succeed in Appeal to Supreme Court. On the 15th March 2017 the eagerly anticipated judgement on the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross and Others from the Supreme Court was handed down. Mrs Ilott made an application … Continue reading

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Sexting – Flirty Gertie or Dirty Bertie?

Sexting – harmless fun or adultery?! Depends who you ask and its not just confined to stars of our favourite soaps! Whether you are the sextor or the sextee this can be a deal breaker in a marriage. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Getting rocky relationships through tinsel-time

The family-focus of Christmas is often followed in January with news of unhappy couples who decide to call it quits, leading to so-called Divorce Day, as family lawyers receive a surge of enquiries when they re-open after the break. And … Continue reading

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New Stalking Laws – look who’s behind you

The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd has announced that the Government is set to introduce new Stalking Protection Orders. The orders in England and Wales aim to offer quick protection to people who find themselves targeted by strangers similar to that … Continue reading

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He Said/ She Said

As solicitors who assist people with a wide range of issues that arise on the breakdown of a relationship, we are often asked about the usefulness and legality of obtaining evidence by audio or video recordings. There have been a … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has last month ruled that the ongoing obligation of full and frank financial disclosure relating to financial matters in divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership continues to apply even following the death of … Continue reading

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