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Decree Nisi granted in high-profile divorce case

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The long-standing marriage of a major retail boss came to an end last month.

Laura Ashley boss Khoo Kay Peng and his estranged wife Pauline Chai were granted a Decree Nisi by London’s Central Family Court.

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Resolution research challenges ‘Divorce Day’ claims

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The term is widely used to refer to the first Monday after most people return to work following the Christmas break.

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Pressure ulcers: Why prevention is better than cure

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I have been reading the recent Flynn report, which was published following the conclusion of Operation Jasmine. Operation Jasmine was a major Gwent Police investigation which started in 2005. The aim of Operation Jasmine was to look into 63 deaths in care homes and nursing homes in south east Wales which were a cause for concern.

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The rise of the over-50s divorce and how to financially support grown-up children

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Divorce rates in couples over the age of 50 are growing faster than any other age group. With many of these couples having children over the age of 18, what are the options for financial child support?

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Private landlords – are you ready for the Right to Rent?

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As of 1 February 2016, private landlords must check the right of prospective tenants to be in the country before a tenancy is offered. If a prospective tenant does not have the right to be in the UK and a tenancy is offered to them, the landlord could face a hefty £3,000 fine.

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Private landlords – are you ready for the Right to Rent?

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As of 1 February 2016, private landlords must check the right of prospective tenants to be in the country before a tenancy is offered. If a prospective tenant does not have the right to be in the UK and a tenancy is offered to them, the landlord could face a hefty £3,000 fine.

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Private landlords – are you ready for the Right to Rent?

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As of 1 February 2016, private landlords must check the right of prospective tenants to be in the country before a tenancy is offered. If a prospective tenant does not have the right to be in the UK and a tenancy is offered to them, the landlord could face a hefty £3,000 fine.

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Is it divorce season?

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January is typically the coldest month of the year, and it seems many couples’ frosty relationships come to a head this month as we see a peak in divorce enquiries.

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Majority of England and Wales’s same-sex marriages are converted civil partnerships

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According to research conducted by John Haskey – a senior fellow at the University of Oxford – 5,300 couples in England and Wales chose to convert their civil partnership to a marriage during the first six months of 2015.

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Numbers paying IHT set to hit 35-year high

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The number of families paying Inheritance Tax (IHT) continues to soar, new figures suggest.

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Ruling in Irish High Court could see a new approach to international divorce cases

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A judgement in the Irish High Court last month may have significant implications for international divorce practice.

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What is family mediation?

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Court is not your only option. Here we look at mediation as a useful alternative…

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