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James Ormand

Divorce – How To Divide Your Financial Assets Fairly

Aside from all the emotional upset and stress, a divorce can be present some challenging financial problems, employing the services of a specialist divorce solicitor is essential. All relationships are different: some last just a few years, others for many decades. Some couples pool all their resources together, others choose to keep thing very separate. [...]

Prenuptial Agreements in the UK Carry More Weight than Ever

Couples have been making prenuptial agreements for a long time. These agreements are most commonly made by those who have significant personal financial assets which they are keen to maintain should their marriage fail. Though the prenuptial agreement was often drawn out with the help of professional divorce solicitors, they were by no means legally [...]

Key Factors in Executing an Estate

When a friend or relative dies it often falls to one person to deal with administering their estate. All too often this can become very stressful as things take much longer than many people realise. If you are faced with executing a will or are becoming impatient to find out what you have been left [...]

Should It Be Banned? Google AdWords, Trade Mark Infringements and EU Law

There has been a long running debate involving the use of Google Adwords to tempt prospects away from your competitors. This debate has focused on a particular test case in which Marks and Spencer have bid to appear in the search results for the word ‘Interflora’. Unsurprisingly, Interflora are unhappy with this. What Is Adwords? [...]

Getting A Divorce In The UK – Should You Get Insurance?

Though some may find it depressing, you are now able to insure yourself against divorce. Over the last few years, an increasing number of couples have chosen to draw up a prenuptial agreement before they marry with prenuptial agreement solicitors. Though in the past these agreements have had some weight in the courts, it is [...]

How to Safeguard Your Inheritance

The generation who are now approaching retirement age will have accrued more wealth than any generation before them. The majority of their working lives will have been during years of financial boom. As a result, their children will stand to inherit more than ever. Though this means that younger generations should generally be better off [...]

Protect Yourself By Insuring Your Maintenance Payments

When a couple choose to divorce, it is very common for one of them to take custody of any children that have resulted from the marriage. Though there are many exceptions, in a large proportion of cases it is the mother that takes custody of the children. In these cases, the courts often require the [...]

Divorce – How To Divide Your Financial Assets Fairly

Aside from all the emotional upset and stress, a divorce can be present some challenging financial problems, employing the services of a specialist divorce solicitor is essential. All relationships are different: some last just a few years, others for many decades. Some couples pool all their resources together, others choose to keep thing very separate. [...]

What to Do When Cosmetic Surgery Goes Wrong

Cosmetic surgery has never been more popular. It is thought that up to 100,000 people in the UK, both men and women, undertook some form of cosmetic surgery sometime in the past year. This represents a significant increase on previous years. There are many different reasons for people wanting to undertake cosmetic surgery. In most [...]

Co-Habitation Agreements: Letting You Take Control

Married couples are afforded a certain amount of protection through the UK legal system. They are automatically entitled to a certain amount of their spouse’s assets if their spouse dies without leaving a will as well as being entitled to a fair settlement if the marriage should ever come to an end. For couples who [...]