Monthly Archives: August 2018

The continuing myth of the Common Law Marriage

It is a widespread misconception that there is such thing as the ‘common law marriage’ with many people believing that if they are in a long-standing relationship, often with children involved, they will begin to acquire the same rights as … Continue reading

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A Crackdown on the Way for Can’t pay? Won’t Pay! in Divorce

Are the government about to reform enforcement measures for family financial orders? The Law Commission has previously published a report recommending various proposals aimed at making it easier to enforce family financial orders. The summary of the Law Commission report … Continue reading

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Knowing the Boundary

Pursuing boundary disputes through the courts can be a very costly and stressful exercise. The parties usually end up incurring legal costs disproportionate to the value of the land itself and often end up falling out irretrievably with their neighbour.   … Continue reading

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What a load of croc!

Love them or hate them, Crocs have become synonymous with summer months, gardening and splashing about in the surf.  But did you know that they recently lost their patent protection in the EU?  This means that you can expect to … Continue reading

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Partnership Disputes

A partnership is essentially a business run by two or more people with a view to making a profit.  Unlike an incorporated company it is very simple to set up a partnership.  In fact a partnership can be formed by … Continue reading

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