As we come to the end of 2019, we reflect on a year that has heralded considerable reform for family law, but one which has been marred by confusion and delays as a result of Brexit. Generally, there has been an increase in number of cases started in the Family courts. Quarterly statistics published by
Eighteen months after the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the restriction of civil partnerships to gay couples was discriminatory and a breach of human rights, heterosexual couples can now choose to enter into a civil partnership rather than get married. Section 2 of the Civil Partnership, Marriages and Deaths (Registration) Act 2019 allows “persons who
According to the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) year ending March 2018, an estimated 7.9% of women (1.3 million) and 4.2% of men (695,000) experienced domestic abuse in the last year. We have now been waiting for over two years for the Domestic Abuse Bill to come into force. Regrettably, following the prorogation
A consent order is a legally binding document, which sets out the financial arrangements that you and your ex-partner have agreed to. It is a formal means of recording a financial agreement and details how you will spilt any assets, debts, pension and income you have once you are divorced. Such orders are only valid
Currently in England if you wish to be considered to donate your organs upon your death you need to be signed up to the Organ Donation Register, this is known as an “opt-in” system. However, from Spring 2020 the law relating to organ donation in England is changing. From Spring 2020 all adults in England
DATE: TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2019 TIME: 5.30PM REGISTRATIONVENUE: EALING GOLF CLUB, PERIVALE LANE, GREENFORD, UB6 8TS It is extremely important for all Leaseholders to be aware of the consequences of allowing the term of their Leases to drop below 80 years, which can potentially lead to problems on sale or re-mortgage. Delay makes the cost
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Should I agree when my tenant asks me to surrender their lease and grant a new lease to someone else?
Increasingly, commercial property tenants are trying to bypass the provisions for transferring their lease by offering to surrender (ie give up) their lease and simultaneously announcing that they have found someone who wants to take a new lease of the premises. Commercial leases usually give the tenant the right to assign (ie sell on) their
The president of the Supreme Court, Lady Hale, recently caused a stir when she publicly criticised the Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill that has now made it through the House of Lords and is before the House of Commons. Perhaps, however, practitioners and the public should be thankful for Lady Hale’s unusual public denunciation of the
**BIG PRIZES** **FANTASY FOOTBALL** We at Prince Evans are huge football fans and we are delighted to invite you to take part in Prince Evans Solicitors Fantasy Football #competition for the upcoming 2019/20 season. We cannot wait to see what teams you put together and with the Premier League kicking off on 9
In his latest article for First Time Buyers Magazine, Adam Crawford, explains all the conveyancing terminology, plain and simple so First Time Buyers know a bit more about what they should be looking out for!
A group of our Prince Evans Solicitors LLP team completed the legal walk and raised £545 toward the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around #London The walk was well organised and ended with a street party behind the High Court. We walked the River route between Blackfriars Bridge and