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Why would anyone want a postnuptial agreement?

Glynis Wainman
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The discovery of an affair, concern about an expected inheritance being squandered or pressure from family or associates to protect your business interests are all possible reasons you might consider making a postnuptial agreement. Like a prenuptial...

Government passes anonymous voting registration for domestic abuse survivors

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Around 12,000 victims currently living in refuges will now be able to register to vote anonymously since the government passed legislation designed to protect victims of domestic abuse. Previously, domestic abuse survivors could only register to vote...

Wish your grandchildren could live with you?

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It may come as a surprise to learn that grandparents have no automatic right to see their grandchildren.  They do, however, have the right to ask the court’s permission to spend time with them and to even have them live with them in appropriate circumstances. Glynis Wainman provides an overview of the process in the second of a two-part series of articles.   

Securing the right to see your grandchildren

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It may come as a surprise to learn that grandparents have no automatic right to see their grandchildren.  They do, however, have the right to ask the court’s permission to spend time with them and even to have them live with them in appropriate circumstances. Glynis Wainman provides an overview of the process in the first of a two-part series of articles.   

How to propose a prenuptial agreement

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How to propose a prenuptial agreement? Essential advice for couples thinking of getting married from Hancock Quins Solicitors in Watford, Hertfordshire. 

New year, is divorce on the horizon?

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For most family practitioners, January is one of the busiest times of the year with couples whose marriages are breaking down putting matters off until the New Year. Glynis Wainman, family law solicitor at Hancock Quins Solicitors in Watford, Hertfordshire, looks at the most important things that a couple should consider if they are contemplating divorce or formal separation

Agree Christmas arrangements for children now

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Christmas is a magical time of the year for children.  There is the anticipation of the presents they may receive, the relief of having a few weeks off school and the excitement of seeing friends and family.  The hopes of what Christmas may bring...

First meeting with your divorce solicitor

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Divorce and separation lawyers in Watford explain what will happen at the first meeting with your divorce solicitor and some of the information you may want to take with you.

Cohabitation Awareness Week - 27 Nov to 1 Dec 2017

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The focus of this year’s Resolution Awareness Week is on the inequality of legal rights for cohabitees; couples living together who are not married. There are some 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK, but many are still unaware of their lack of...

The importance of getting a financial order on divorce

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Glynis Wainman, divorce solicitor at Hancock Quins Solicitors in Watford explains why the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Wyatt v Vince should be considered by divorced or separated couples as a cautionary tale.

Thinking about relocating or travelling abroad with children after divorce?

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Where do you live? What country? The questions seem to be fairly simple, and most people should be able answer without too much thought. However, what if you were told that for the purpose of the Children Act 1989 you lived in England and Wales? That is the...