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How to Legally Change Your Name

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When you get married or enter into a civil partnership it is not obligatory to change your name and take on your partner’s surname. Some people decide to change their name because of marriage or with couples wanting to make it simpler especially if...

Family Mediation Week

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Mediation - What is it, and how can it help me? This week is Family Mediation Week - but what exactly is mediation, and how does it support you and your family? When relationships break down emotions run high, and talking...

Five reasons for a Prenuptial Agreement

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Prenuptial Agreements are regarded as unromantic, but:- If every couple had one, there would be far fewer disputes about finances and all solicitors would be left twiddling their thumbs. If a Prenuptial Agreement is...

Taking your children abroad

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Separated parents need to be aware of the issue of the law relating to taking their children abroad on holiday, to avoid being accused of child abduction, be refused past check-in or turned away at boarder patrol, if they fail to take the right documents...

Family Dispute Resolution Week

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This week is Family Dispute Resolution Week organised by Resolution. As a Resolution Accredited practice we believe that it is important to ensure that anyone who is dealing with the end of a relationship, or a dispute regarding their children, should...