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 This document is locked, you will need to be registered and logon to view it(Locked) Relationship Breakdown – Divorce Procedure
From April 6 2011 all separating couples will have to at least show that they have been in contact with an accredited mediator and have considered how mediation might work for them. If, having considered mediation, they reject the option, then they will still have the option of taking the matter to court.
 
 This document is locked, you will need to be registered and logon to view it(Locked) Relationship Breakdown - Orders for Financial Provision
Issues relating to shared assets (eg the matrimonial home) and ongoing financial arrangements eg maintenance for children are possibly the most complex aspect of any divorce settlement. If the parties are unable to reach agreement on the divison of assets and financial provision, the Court has wide powers under Section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 to deal with the parties’ financial matters. This is called 'ancillary relief'.
 
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A pension is a future asset of a party as well as a future source of income, and as such will be taken into account in a financial settlement. It is a particularly complex area of any financial settlement on divorce or separation, and needs extremely careful consideration before any final agreement is made. In almost every case it will be wise to instruct a solicitor to help you.
 
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The Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into operation on 5 December 2005 and enables a same-sex couple to register as civil partners of each other. 
 
 This document is locked, you will need to be registered and logon to view it(Locked) What To Do When Someone Dies
When someone dies there are many decisions and arrangements to be made and sadly, these have to be made at a time of personal distress. Some of these things can be done by a close relative or friend; others need to be done by the executor or administrator of the estate.
 
 This document is locked, you will need to be registered and logon to view it(Locked) Sharing Property with the Elderly
Sharing a property with an elderly relative may seem to be the perfect answer to rising property prices, and concerns over care for the elderly, but people contemplating such an arrangement should be aware of the legal and practical problems which may arise. There are a number of different ways to share property, but an equal number of pitfalls, whether legal, financial or relating to tax.
 
 This document is locked, you will need to be registered and logon to view it(Locked) Helping Your Children Buy a Home
Many parents seeing their children struggle to buy a house – either through lack of capital for a deposit, or the inability to meet monthly mortgage payments – will want to help. There are many ways in which to offer help, but an equal number of pitfalls, whether legal, financial or relating to tax.
 
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This factsheet sets out the rules which deal with the taxation in the UK of income arising outside the UK, for non UK domiciled individuals.
 
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The UK law on sale of goods has evolved over many years and is now set out in a series of statutes.
 
 This document is locked, you will need to be registered and logon to view it(Locked) Making an Inheritance Act Claim to Challenge a Will or the Rules of Intestacy
Generally speaking, we are all free to dispose of our assets as we want to. However, the law does provide protection for people who have been financially dependant on the deceased. This protection comes in the shape of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; known as the Inheritance Act.
 

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