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Silver Divorces: advice for later-in-life divorcees

Silver Divorces: advice for later-in-life divorcees

Despite divorce in general being on the decline, a higher number of people aged 55 and above are turning their backs on marriage and opting for what is sometimes referred to as a ‘silver divorce’. The expert family team at Bray & Bray solicitors explores some of...
Cohabiting couples: what are your rights?

Cohabiting couples: what are your rights?

With the total number of UK marriages reaching an all time low last year, it seems more and more couples are opting to cohabit without making it legally binding. But how does this affect your relationship rights? In our latest article, Bray & Bray Solicitors...
Do I need permission to take my child on holiday abroad?

Do I need permission to take my child on holiday abroad?

With the summer holidays fast approaching, many families will be planning holidays abroad with children. But if you and your partner are separated, are you aware of the appropriate steps you need to take to ensure you are legally permitted to take your child out of...
Divorce law reforms in 2019

Divorce law reforms in 2019

The 46-year-old divorce law requiring couples to blame one another for the breakdown of a marriage is set to undergo a significant change in 2019. Bray & Bray explains the forthcoming divorce law reforms and what they mean for those considering divorce. The...
How the severance of joint tenancy works in divorce

How the severance of joint tenancy works in divorce

Most home-owning married couples co-own their property in a legally binding contract known as a joint tenancy. Regardless of who has historically funded the property in terms of deposits and mortgage repayments, a joint tenancy means that in the event of the death of...
Top tips for splitting time with children at Christmas

Top tips for splitting time with children at Christmas

Christmas can be a happy time but it can also be a fraught time, particularly when making plans with family.  It can be especially painful and poignant if you are not spending Christmas with your loved ones. Tips for making arrangements to see your children at...