Often I am asked by my clients “why should I pay maintenance, just because he/she wants to be kept in the standard of living we had when we were together?” The reality of divorce means financial circumstances change and that same pot of money is stretched to fund two households. A recent judgement by High […]Continue reading
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders launched a new campaign to manipulate the rules of evidence in rape trials to try and secure a higher rate of conviction. It does not seem to occur to the CPS that people who are not convicted are innocent. The figures are said to be 2,910 trials and ‘only’ 1,070 […]Continue reading
Prenups have become very popular in recent years, particularly since the landmark case of Radmacher v Granatino (2009) which saw the Courts give significant weight to such Agreements. Whilst strictly speaking they are not legally enforceable, the courts are more likely to uphold them. If you want to protect your personal property, financial investments, items with […]Continue reading
The family is said to be the foundation of the society, a place where children are supposedly nurtured to become functional members of the community. In a perfect world, children are raised by loving parents who serve as good role models. In reality, however, not all possess a picture of a happy family they can […]Continue reading
The consequences of overstaying in the United Kingdom are harsh and severe, but still, hundreds and thousands of people choose to overstay on their visas. Truth of the matter is that they can seek help to fix their immigration status; they simply need to know where to go for such help.