Archived Legal Articles from 2013

Family/Divorce

November

Forbes Voted Best Legal Company For Second Year Running

08/11/13

Forbes Solicitors triumphed at the Lancashire Business Awards to walk away as Best Legal Company for the second year running. The awards, organised by business lobbying group Downtown Lancashire in Business and held at Stanley House Hotel, honour the most successful entrepreneurs and high growth…

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August

"Cohabitation - Having Common Sense as well as Romance"

09/08/13

The law in England and Wales does not recognise in any meaningful way a living-together relationship outside marriage or civil partnership. Although the number of unmarried couples has apparently doubled since the mid-1990s, and the number of children living with unmarried parents has risen…

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June

Divorce 'Pierces' Corporate Veil

13/06/13

A family expert at Forbes Solicitors is warning business owners that assets owned by their business may, in certain circumstances, be counted as their personal assets in a divorce case. The case of Prest involved a Nigerian Oil Tycoon and his English Wife. Mr Prest estimated his wealth to be worth…

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April

Cohabitation - Having Common Sense as well as Romance

10/04/13

The law in England and Wales does not recognise in any meaningful way a living-together relationship outside marriage or civil partnership. Although the number of unmarried couples has apparently doubled since the mid-1990s, and the number of children living with unmarried parents has risen…

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February

Shocking Statistics Prompt Fixed Fee Service

11/02/13

The shocking statistic relating to the number of people who will be left to fund their own family law advice following Government cuts has prompted Forbes Solicitors to launch a fixed fee family service. On average over 9,000 people were entitled to legal aid in Lancashire but following the…

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January

New Year ... New Start?

10/01/13

It is well documented that enquiries regarding a divorce rise sharply in January and some say it is the busiest time of the year for a divorce Solicitor. It is not difficult to see why as Christmas can often bring emotions to the "boil". The festive season puts pressure on couples to spend…

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15 Apr 2018

Family/Divorce

NEWS AND ARTICLES

Divorce and Finances

Everybody's experience when divorcing is different. It is impossible to compare a friend or relative's divorce…

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