A separated Christmas is bad enough for you and your children, but Christmas 2020 offers new challenges for us all. We talk you through some tips for keeping things as simple as possible.
Anyone who has been living on planet Earth since March 2020 knows that the Covid-19 pandemic has been a problem. Governments across the world are desperate for some extra tax receipts to fill the yawning hole in budgets created by the cost of supporting their economies. Different countries have taken a variety of approaches to […]
Did you know the Family Courts are still open and operating hearings throughout the Covid19 pandemic … ? Do you need urgent assistance: to facilitate child contact arrangements, or to enable the return of your child to your care, or to provide protection for yourself against an abusive partner? The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous […]
Acting as a deputy or an attorney is an onerous task in the best of times and has become more difficult recently.
The Office of the Public Guardian has provided this guidance during the coronavirus outbreak You may not think that now is the best time to consider making a Lasting Power of Attorney given the current Coronavirus measures. However, you should never delay planning ahead for your future and the Office of the Public Guardian has […]
It’s not exactly *breaking news* that we should all have a Will – though given the current panic, you’d think it was! By now, most of us will know someone who hasn’t made it through the current Covid-19 pandemic – and hopefully they would have left a valid Will to look after those left behind. […]
Too many commentators are full of doom and gloom about the property market with the Covid-19 virus lockdown, thinking this situation will never end. Many people will be wondering why they should make the biggest investment in their life at a time of great economic uncertainty. As the government has requested that the housing market […]
Domestic violence is not in lockdown. We understand that there is still physical violence, emotional abuse and financial control and you now feel isolated more than ever. Help is still available. The National Domestic Abuse Helpline continues to operate and has stated “Whilst our advice is to stay at home, anyone who is at risk […]
Current laws regarding the signing of Wills have been in place since 1837 Section 3 of the Wills Act 1837 sets out that no Will shall be valid unless: it is in writing, and signed by the testator, or by some other person in their presence and by their direction; and it appears that the […]
At Cunningtons we understand that matters concerning your family life are amongst the most stressful things that you could ever have to deal with. In addition to that stress, we are now facing unprecedented times with the threat of the coronavirus – and all the new pressures that come with it. The Family Law team […]