Category Archives: For individuals

Celebrity Divorces

Since the beginning of the year there has been a recent rise in celebrity splits and divorces. New websites have included details of the alleged breakdown of relationships of Drew Barrymore and Will Copelman, Rebecca Adlington and Harry Needs, Professor … Continue reading

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Rising costs of divorce encourage couples to ‘nest’ together

Splitting couples are facing a further rise in the cost of divorce with a big increase in court fees, and many are facing up to the challenge of asset-sharing and high property prices by turning to novel solutions to deal … Continue reading

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Divorce Court fees to rise Monday 21st March 2016

From Monday 21st March 2016 the Court fee for divorce cases will rise from £410.00 to £550.00. What does this mean for individuals? For couples who have already received confirmation from the Court that their divorce petition has been issued, … Continue reading

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Leap Year Proposals – February 29th 2016

Will you propose today? If so have you considered how you will protect your financial interests? The Family Department at Breeze and Wyles Solicitors Limited are able to offer a bespoke service in relation to advice and the drafting of … Continue reading

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MAINTAINING THE STATUS QUO

In June 2015, the Court of Appeal in Re M’P-P (Children) 2015 EWCA Civ 584 overturned a decision made by a trial judge which held that two young children should be removed from their foster carer’s care in the UK … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

As family solicitors, we often receive an increase in divorce instructions from clients in the first few weeks of the New Year. It is the unfortunate case that parties have often spent so much time with one another in close … Continue reading

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Divorce down as pre nuptials rise

The first working day in January is commonly known as Divorce Day, when family lawyers receive more enquiries than at any other time of the year, but they are more likely to be faced with ‘silver splitters’ than young couples … Continue reading

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Court Error – When the sums don’t add up

It has today been announced by Her Majesty’s Court and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) that a mistake has been discovered within their online system which could potentially affect any financial settlements made between divorcing couples. The error is contained within a … Continue reading

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‘Och Aye, the I do’

Alex Ferguson has revealed in his new book that Christiano Ronaldo will get married in Scotland if he ever gets wed. Ronaldo’s skills on the pitch have lead to him earning huge amounts of money and it is suggested that … Continue reading

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Landlords lose and whiplash gets cracked in Osborne’s autumn budget

Backtracking on the contentious cuts to Working Tax Credits caught the headlines when Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Autumn Budget statement, alongside a boost to building and good news for first time buyers. The Chancellor announced the allocation of £4 … Continue reading

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