Family Law News Blog – By Sheryl Perry Solicitors
From divorce, to co-habitation, to adultery, we will discuss both important and controversial topics in our blogs below:
Hope for many caught in a painful and often secretive form of domestic abuse that can be hard to evidence. Coercive control is a term that appears all too frequently in children act cases and as a family lawyer, I am particularly happy to welcome the new judgment of Justice Hayden in the case ofContinue reading “New ruling on coercive control in children act cases”
After years of campaigning this divorce reform is, at long last, on its way for married couples in England and Wales. It is generally accepted that no-fault divorces better reflect today’s modern relationships. Back in June 2020 The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill gained Royal assent putting an end to the many years of campaigning that haveContinue reading “Autumn 2021 sees the introduction of the new ‘No-fault Divorce’”
Yes. By setting up a Declaration of Trust at the outset of any joint ownership benefits everyone involved and provides clarity on each parties’ intentions which can avoid any financial disputes in the future. Buying a property is one of the biggest financial commitments we will make in our lifetime and it is something thatContinue reading “I’m thinking of buying a property, but should I invest in a Declaration of Trust?”
Encouragingly, perceptions around prenuptial agreements are changing for the better and they are a good idea if you have assets that you need to protect before you get married. After all, you take out an endless list of insurances including car, home, life, medical, holiday, appliance and pet insurance…so why not take out marriage insurance? Continue reading “Protecting your assets before marriage; the power of the prenup”
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