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Bitcoin and Divorce

Amy Foweather
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The main point to take away from this blog is do NOT ignore cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin which typically use blockchain technology to trade digitally. I have known clients try to simply dismiss the fact that they think their spouse might have bought...

Brexit food labelling issues for producers, distributors and retailers

Sophia Bell
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With the end of the transition period on 31st December 2020 and Boris’ efforts to secure a trade deal with the EU combined with truckers having their lunch pack-ups confiscated as they enter the Netherlands, Brexit is back into the spotlight,...

How employers can prepare for attendance of an online employment tribunal

Will Procter
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Given the increased likelihood of having to defend tribunal claims, it is important that businesses understand the process and logistics of attending a hearing. This is arguably even more important now that many employment tribunal hearings are being...

Will divorce rates rise in 2021?

Ella Dodgson
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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have recently confirmed that divorce rates increased in 2019 to the highest level in 5 years with 107,599 couples divorcing last year. This was attributed to a backlog of divorce cases following the centralisation of...

Registration of lost byways and the potential impact on farming

Jenni Bartram
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In recent weeks media attention has been given to lost byways and how crucial it is that they be retained for future public access. However, it is a complex question that raises significant issues for farmers and others earning their living in rural...

Christmas child arrangements for separated parents

Amy Foweather
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Whilst 2020 has been difficult for everybody, it has been particularly difficult for separated parents trying to accommodate child arrangements, whether they have a court order, or not. This has not been helped by conflicting government guidance and...

Employee wellbeing: what are businesses legally obliged to do?

Gillian Markland
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With the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic changing the ways in which many work, employee wellbeing is coming to the forefront. Ensuring that employees are happy and fulfilled in their job roles can be an important contributor to productivity and,...

Information for victims of domestic abuse

Emma Walker
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Family arrangements at Christmas time can increase pressure in relationships that are already volatile and so, sadly, there is usually a spike in domestic abuse reports over the holiday period. Unfortunately, in this pandemic year, many families have been...

What financial information is required before a divorce settlement can be reached?

Rebecca Laffan
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Having full information about your husband or wife’s financial circumstances is a fundamental part of reaching a divorce settlement. You should ensure you have all of this information before you start discussing how you might divide your assets,...

Why a Power of Attorney for health and care decisions is a good idea

Jordan Calpin
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You may have seen the recent news reports regarding a woman who was detained by the Police after she removed her 97-year-old mother, who has dementia, from her care home. It was reported that Mrs Angeli, a qualified nurse, was concerned for her...

Christmas and New Year opening and closing times

Peter Mills
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With the Christmas and New Year holiday season fast approaching, it is helpful to flag that all our offices will be closed on Thursday 24 December 2020 and then reopen on Monday 4 January 2021. This means all our offices will be closed on Christmas Eve...

Preparing for remote family court hearings

Lucy Phipps
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Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, the family court in England has had to radically upgrade and change the way it works. There had been a move to submitting some applications and documents online in the months leading up to the...

Trusts can play a role in farming succession planning

Philip Nelson
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Trusts like central heating, roads and other useful items date back to the Romans but it is to medieval times we owe our current trust law when landowners heading off to crusades made their lands subject to a trust, ensuring their wives and infant children...

Are employers obliged to accept a request for flexible working?

Liam Faulkner
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With the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in large numbers of employees working from home, many have found that they can work just as effectively as they did whilst in the office. Recent statistics and surveys have shown that many employees would...

Will my ex pay my legal costs in children proceedings?

Rebecca Laffan
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In court proceedings concerning children the general rule is that each party will pay for their own legal costs. The reason for this is that the Court does not view these cases as having a ‘winner’ or ‘loser’. Rather, the court makes...

Excellent client feedback for Corporate and Commercial Team

Peter Mills
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It was great to report in an earlier post that, with Sophia Bell joining us, we are expanding our Corporate and Commercial team so that we can provide our particular blend of practical, expert legal advice to an even wider range of businesses and...

DIY is not best when it comes to your will

Robert Dallinson
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The number of wills that are challenged and contested has risen steadily in recent years and, in a large number of cases, badly drafted do-it-yourself wills are the root cause of the problems that arise. Even seemingly straightforward instructions in a...

Independent recognition of our high quality service

Peter Mills
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Legal 500 undertake an independent assessment of the reputation and quality of service of leading UK law firms. Their latest report, published in September 2020, recognises the quality of our service across seven practice areas, as defined by their research...

Harrowells expands corporate team in growth strategy

Susie Mortonson
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Harrowells has extended its corporate and commercial team with the appointment of solicitor, Sophia Bell. Sophia Bell, who gained a first-class degree in Law and Management at University of Leeds and a distinction on the Legal Practice Course at...

Farming focus is now on transition phase of withdrawal from EU

Paul Burkinshaw
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After all the furore in Parliament last year about leaving the EU and how this issue has since been overtaken in the media by the coronavirus pandemic, some people could be excused for thinking that our departure from the EU is complete. In fact we are now...

The benefits of a proper Partnership Agreement for farmers

Susie Mortonson
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The British farming industry has proven its clout during the Covid-19 pandemic, not only as a producer of quality food, but also as a resilient, forward thinking sector which contributes significantly to the British economy.  As farmers, in these...

Those I trust will automatically be able to oversee my care. Right? Wrong

Robert Dallinson
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A Lasting Power of Attorney allows you to appoint someone of your choice to look after your affairs if you lack the capacity to do so. Medical, care and financial institutions have all tightened up their procedures in recent years and often require evidence...

What options can employers consider as an alternative to redundancy?

Gillian Markland
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Redundancies normally occur as a result of a business needing to cut costs or restructure existing roles. However, before deciding whether or not to dismiss an employee on the grounds of redundancy, there are other ways that a business could reduce its costs...

How are the value of future pensions taken into account on divorce?

Rebecca Laffan
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The current financial uncertainty stemming from Covid-19 needs to be considered carefully by couples who are currently going through a divorce or are thinking about starting the process. It is important that you do not overlook pension assets because they...

Does my property and money automatically pass to my nearest and dearest?

Robert Dallinson
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A common assumption is that the law automatically ensures someone’s property and money passes, upon their death, to their ‘nearest and dearest’. There are legal rules in place to deal with situations where no will exists, known as the...

The No Fault Divorce Bill and the shift away from the 'blame game'

Rebecca Laffan
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As the No Fault Divorce Bill has now passed the final stage and is expected to be implemented in Autumn 2021, it has subsequently brought with it a lot of curiosity from people who are questioning the extent of the impact this change in the law will have on...

Changing solicitors during the course of a personal injury claim

Kim Daniells
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Individuals contemplating any legal action or transaction think carefully about the solicitor that they are going to approach to deal with the matter. Most then remain happy with their choice of legal advisor and indeed may go back to instruct that solicitor...

Can I take my child on holiday if the other parent objects?

Lucy Phipps
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This question has always existed but has been exacerbated by the travel restrictions and anxiety brought on by Covid-19. The law is actually very straightforward.  If you have a residence or ‘lives with’ Court Order than you can usually...

Now is a good time to get your affairs in order

Pamela Precious
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None of us like to think about our eventual demise or about the practicalities if we become dependent on the care of others; that is perfectly understandable. However, as a solicitor who has advised many local individuals, couples and families, I can say...

Notable 2020 case points the way for pension splitting on divorce

Ella Dodgson
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The case of W v H will always hold a special place in my heart as the case that reaffirmed that family law was the area I wanted to specialise in and in particular, finances on divorce. I had the pleasure assisting with this case throughout the paralegal and...

Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday and Rural Properties

Katie I'Anson
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The recent announcement of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday is a welcome discount to those looking to relocate. However, whilst a saving for many, there are bound to be some who lose out. The Chancellor’s announcement primarily benefits those...

What is going on with Brexit and our Farming Regulation?

Paul Burkinshaw
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Despite tumultuous world events, post-Brexit negotiations have been ploughing on, including those in the agricultural sector. In the background British farmers have continued to fight their corner, seeking to protect the industry from a drop in food...

What is the latest on business tenancies as we emerge from the Coronavirus lock-down?

Richard Hugill
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In my 20 May blog post I looked at the options potentially available to commercial landlords when dealing with tenants who were already in default prior to the enforced closure of businesses brought about by Covid-19. In this post, I address two...

Have the redundancy rules been relaxed due to Covid-19?

Gillian Markland
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Have the redundancy rules been relaxed due to Covid-19? The short answer is no. Even though businesses are going through very difficult trading times, they must still comply with employment legislation when it comes to making redundancies. ...

Reviewing your contracts given shortcomings of the Dairy Hardship Fund

Matt Rowley
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With restaurants and cafes closed across the UK during the Covid-19 lockdown the dairy industry took an almost immediate ‘hit’ in sales and revenue, with the price per litre plummeting, milk uncollected and a significant drop in demand resulting...

Borrowing from the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' and your divorce settlement

Rebecca Laffan
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Due to the coronavirus pandemic a lot of people are struggling financially. This is likely to be a result of their business having to stop trading or they, like many others, have been placed on furlough. As a result of this there has been an upsurge in...

Are Data Protection rules being eased during the Covid-19 restrictions?

Matt Rowley
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While not at the forefront of the minds of most business owners in these difficult times, regulatory compliance provides a further challenge as businesses adapt their products and services, their methods of delivery and their working practices. With regards...

Rural Payments Agency publishes guidance about hedges

Paul Burkinshaw
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The ongoing problems faced by land owners in relation to hedges has been addressed by the Rural Payments Agency which has published new guidance titled 'How to Check and Change your Hedge Information' . The guidance reminds farms to check...

Matt Rowley's sponsored head shave in aid of York Mind Coronavirus Appeal

Peter Mills
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​Well done to (the now streamlined...)  Matt Rowley and his supporters for raising over £600 for The York Mind Coronavirus Appeal as part of his sponsored head shave, courtesy of his two sons. Donations are still coming in so if you would...

The strains of working life and occupational stress claims

Kim Daniells
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Recent emphasis in the media upon issues relating to mental health have highlighted for all of us, the pressures that we can encounter in modern life. Employers too are becoming increasingly aware that the stresses and strains of working life can be so...

How can landowners protect their property from the wandering public?

Katie I'Anson
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Across the country, landowners have seen public rights of way used more than ever in the last couple of months due to the country’s population exercising from home and exploring their local areas because of the lockdown restrictions. Whilst some...

All our offices are open for pre-arranged appointments

Peter Mills
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All our offices are open for pre-arranged appointments as well as for telephone or video meetings. Contact us as normal by phone or email and we will happily arrange a scheduled meeting to discuss your matter. Please bear in mind that, with...

Should I wait for further easing of lockdown restrictions before I apply for a divorce?

Ella Dodgson
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The media has predicted that we will experience a rise in divorce cases following the restrictions of lockdown but are there any benefits to waiting for the restrictions to be lifted to start the process? Make early contact with a specialist lawyer The...

What are the legal rules about witnessing Wills?

Ed Ryder
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Currently you need to sign your Will in the presence of two independent witnesses. Obviously the pandemic has made it more difficult for people to comply with this and, as a result, there has been quite a lot of discussion amongst lawyers about...

Covid-19: Cancellations and Refunds and 'Force Majeure'

Matt Rowley
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The effect of Covid-19 is continuing to impact many businesses worldwide as they are unable to trade normally. The temporary closure of a large number of businesses in the UK has left many business owners wondering where they stand legally in respect of...

Options for a commercial landlord if a tenant was in default before lockdown

Richard Hugill
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The current Covid-19 crisis has prompted some commercial tenants to request temporary variations to their rent. We have previously highlighted some of the options open to both commercial landlords and tenants in reaching a negotiated agreement . However,...

Recent drop in probate applications may mean executors face delays in the months ahead

Ed Ryder
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The Courts Service recently reported that probate applications have dropped by 50% during the current lockdown. Consequently there is concern that there will be a large upsurge in applications as lockdown starts to ease. This will almost inevitably...

What makes a contract legally valid?

Susie Mortonson
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Whether you engage in business-to-consumer or business-to-business transactions, a contract that is subsequently found to be legally invalid can be a financial disaster for your business. This poses the question: what makes a contract valid? In simple...

How do current restrictions impact agreements concerning timescales for property transfers?

Amy Foweather
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Q: How do current restrictions impact agreements concerning timescales for property transfers? A.  If timescales required to achieve a transfer of property are underestimated, it could leave one party in breach of an Order. Whilst ordinarily...

Are redundancies the only option to save employee costs after the furlough scheme comes to an end?

Marie Horner
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The Government has confirmed that the job retention scheme has been extended until the end of October 2020. From 1st August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work on a part-time basis and the Government expects employers to pay a percentage of an...

Points-based immigration going ahead despite Covid-19 disruption

Marie Horner
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According to a recent Home Office update, the new points-based immigration system due to take effect from January 2021 is not on the back-burner with the Covid-19 pandemic, but set to go ahead as planned.  The new system will apply to EU and non-EU...

Co-Parenting during Covid-19

Lucy Phipps
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The government has confirmed that arrangements for children to move between the households of separated families is permitted. Parents are being asked to carry out a sensible assessment of the circumstances before deciding what the arrangements should be....

Horse racing in Yorkshire - hurdles ahead

Jenni Bartram
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Behind the public spectacle of race meetings lies a very complex and inter-connected industry. We highlight some of the immediate challenges facing horse racing in our region and explain how timely legal advice may help ease a path back to more normal times....

Requesting or dealing with requests for temporary variations in commercial rents

Matthew Hayward
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There has been a lot of coverage in the business media about commercial tenants seeking to change the payment of rents under leases and of commercial landlords trying to ensure they are protecting anticipated income as much as possible. Obviously it tends to...

Mud on the road! Liability and the farmer

Paul Burkinshaw
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With the return of wet weather, we are likely to experience mud on roads as a by-product of normal farming operations. This is both unfortunate and inevitable as farm units have sought to catch up with necessary work after the very wet winter...

Can I still make a financial application to the Court during lockdown?

Ella Dodgson
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As people still get to grips with the ‘new normal’ of working from home, it isn’t really any different for solicitors, barristers and judges who are setting up domestic courtrooms in dining rooms and living rooms up and down the...

Managing risk of claims by employees when lockdown is relaxed

Gillian Markland
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As an employer, you will have been focusing heavily on the financial and operational implications of the rapid lockdown. However, to stay ahead of the curve, you need to start thinking now about the many practical aspects of a potential relaxation in the...

The Agriculture Bill and the Environment Bill

Jenni Bartram
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Even prior to the arrival of Covid-19 in the UK, concerns were raised that the Agriculture Bill and the related Environment Bill did not strike the right balance between food security and environmental issues. Given recent market shocks, we examine whether...

Can I still make or progress a personal injury claim during lockdown?

Richard Wood
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The current Covid-19 situation is a troubling time for all, and those who might have considered embarking upon a claim arising from serious injury may feel tempted to postpone taking any action until things have settled. However, those who have already...

Should we now get another house valuation for our divorce financial negotiations?

Amy Foweather
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Q. Should we now get another house valuation for our divorce financial negotiations? A.  If you are still negotiating your divorce financial settlement and you had your house valued before Covid-19 struck the UK, you may be wondering whether...

Distance Selling rules concerning contracts made online, by telephone, fax or email

Matt Rowley
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The Covid-19 lockdown has seen many small businesses rapidly adapt their business models to distance selling in order to continue to trade, adopting either a model of pre-ordering with collection or full delivery services. Orders can be provided...

Employment Law Update April 2020

Marie Horner
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  Employment Law Update April 2020 We live in challenging times. The Government is taking steps to keep the economy going during the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. Legislation is being enacted in weeks rather than years; guidance is being communicated...

Can we still reach a financial settlement in our divorce during lockdown?

Ella Dodgson
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Q. Can we still reach a financial settlement in our divorce during lockdown? A. Whilst the coronavirus lockdown may have put a temporary pause on going out and about and enjoying life as we know it, not everything needs to be put on hold, including...

Can I recover debts from other businesses also affected by the coronavirus crisis?

Patrick Griffin
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We are posting a series of articles providing practical answers to questions raised recently with us. One such question is whether you can and should recover debts from other businesses also affected by the coronavirus crisis. The answer is...

How can the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Act help my business?

Patrick Griffin
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If you run a business, you will be having to respond on many different fronts to the challenges of the lockdown. But how do we respond to bad debt? The answer is be proactive, review your debtors, maintain your cash flow and, in doing so, give your...

Can I apply for divorce whilst we are in lockdown?

Amy Foweather
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Q. Can I apply for divorce whilst we are in lock down? A. We are receiving several enquiries from clients who have made the recent decision to divorce their spouse, either because they now have the time to do so or because being in the same house for...

Can you create a contract by email?

Susie Mortonson
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The traditional view of ‘a contract’ tends to be that reams of paper with “wet ink” signatures, amongst other formalities, are required in order for the contract to be valid. However, this is far from the case as the courts have...

Can I make or change a Will during lockdown?

Pamela Precious
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This is one of a series of blogs answering questions people have raised with us about practical issues in relation to the Covid-19 lockdown. Yes, it is perfectly possible to make or change your Will during the lockdown. It is all about putting practical...

I have moved in with my partner for the lockdown, what happens if things don't work out?

Ella Dodgson
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Q I have moved in with my partner for the lockdown, what happens if things don’t work out? A. The deputy chief medical officer, Jenny Harries, has suggested that couples who do not live together should either stay apart during the Coronavirus...

Can I reduce or miss periodical payments because my business is closed or because I have been furloughed?

Amy Foweather
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Q.  Can I reduce or miss periodical payments because my business is closed or because I have been furloughed? A. Unfortunately, we have seen some parties making unilateral decisions to reduce or miss periodical payments. These are payments ordered...

Do I still need to meet Family Court deadlines whilst on lock down?

Amy Foweather
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Q. Do I still need to meet Family Court deadlines whilst on lock down? A. As explained in our Q&A on 25 March 2020, the Courts are still open, with there being a clear expectation that court deadlines and hearings are still complied with as far as...

Will my Family Court Hearing still take place during lock down?

Amy Foweather
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Q. Will my Hearing still take place whilst we are on lock down? A. Whilst the courts are inevitably facing new challenges due to Covid-19, it is important to still prepare for your hearing to take place, albeit not in the conventional way. Solicitors...

Child Arrangements and Covid -19 - Question and Answers

Amy Foweather
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Q. Since the lock down effective 23.3.2020, can children still leave one house to see the other parent? A. Whilst advice is changing quickly, the current advice is that children can still move between houses and should still see both parents, where it...

How pre-nuptial agreements can preserve family farms

Lucy Phipps
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Although farming families are often close-knit, the long-hours and pressures of running a business can take their toll, leading to relationship breakdown and divorce. The often complex nature of farming partnerships, land holdings and other business assets...

Covid-19 and Child Arrangements

Amy Foweather
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As a consequence of so many anticipated changes in the coming weeks and months, it is important for parents to consider the impact, if any, on Child Arrangements Orders and any informal arrangements.  This is not only due to the likely extended...

Does marriage affect my declaration of trust?

Lucy Phipps
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If you are not married and buy a property with your partner, it is possible to set out how the money should be divided upon sale by entering into a Declaration of Trust. However, if you are married or go on to get married, the strength of that Trust is...

Do I have to go to Court to get divorced?

Ella Dodgson
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A divorce is the process of legally ending a marriage and therefore some documents need to be filed with the Court. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you will need to appear before a judge. Courts are used to resolve legal disputes and if you and...

Consent of the other parent required to relocate within the UK

Amy Foweather
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When considering relocating your children, both an internal relocation (within England and Wales) and external relocation (from England and Wales to other parts of the UK) requires the consent of the other party. Internal relocation cases, just like...

Direct Marketing Code of Practice Consultation

Matt Rowley
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The introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018 saw many consumers anticipate a meaningful reduction in the spam hitting their email inbox. In parallel, many organisations radically reduced the size of their marketing databases as...

What is a Consent Order in financial proceedings?

Rebecca Laffan
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A consent order is the final document in your financial settlement which sets out how your property and money, including but not exclusive to, savings, investments and pensions will be divided. You can reach an agreement out-of-court with your spouse with...

Do I need to disclose my finances?

Amy Foweather
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When seeking a Financial Settlement integral to divorce, the first step is almost always for there to be an exchange of full and frank disclosure. The duty to disclose financial information remains open throughout the case and helps to ensure that both...

Jenni Bartram joins Harrowells Solicitors

Peter Mills
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One of Yorkshire’s best-known agricultural solicitors has joined Harrowells Solicitors. Jenni Bartram, a long-standing member of the Agricultural Law Association and former president of the Yorkshire Law Society, joined Harrowells in February...

What happens to our house when we divorce?

Lucy Phipps
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In many divorce cases, the family home is one of the most valuable assets a couple will have and is central to reaching a financial settlement. Depending upon how much equity there is in your house, the options are generally as follows: allow one person...

Raising a child in more than one country can trigger unforeseen legal issues for Royals and non-Royals alike

Lucy Phipps
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Raising a child in more than one country can trigger tricky legal issues, for both Royals and non-Royals, in the unhappy event of a future separation or divorce. As we all know, Meghan and Harry are currently finalising their personal and official...

What do I have to do to start a divorce?

Lucy Phipps
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Meeting with a family lawyer can be a daunting step to take, but knowing what the divorce process entails and how long it will take should help to ease any concerns you may have.  Your solicitor will need your original marriage certificate (a certified...

First ever GDPR fine shows cavalier attitudes will be punished

Matt Rowley
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On17th December 2019 the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) issued its first ever fine under GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation - a huge £275,000 fine to London based pharmacy, Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd (Doorstep). In addition to the...

Can I move out of the marital home?

Lucy Phipps
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Whilst moving out of the marital home won’t affect your rights to the property, there can be reasons to stay put if it is safe to do so. The main reason to stay in the house, if you can, is to assist with a sale. If the house is to be sold, remaining...

Preventing a Festive Fallout

Lucy Phipps
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Christmas can be a stressful time for families, financial pressures and trying to please everyone can take its toll. January is often said to be ‘divorce month’ for this reason, so what can you do to stop your marriage heading in...

Does the reason for the divorce affect the financial settlement?

Lucy Phipps
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At present, the only immediate facts upon which you can base a divorce in England, are adultery or unreasonable behaviour. Whilst these are commonly used to avoid waiting for 2 years to pass before divorcing, there is a common misconception that agreeing to...

What are my rights if I am not married to my partner?

Emma Walker
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The ‘common law’ myth There are lots of myths out there about co-habiting couples acquiring the same rights as married couples, once they have lived together for a certain period of time. Put simply, there is no law for the ‘nearly...

Unwittingly triggering discrimination at work claims

Gillian Markland
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Equal opportunities legislation was introduced to provide a level playing field for everyone, so that every individual has the same opportunity for employment, training, pay and development as any other, irrespective of their...

Why you should have a Staff Handbook

Marie Horner
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A Staff Handbook is a written collection of an employer’s policies, procedures and practices which can cover a variety of topics including HR policies, employee code of conduct and operating rules. There is no legal requirement to have a Staff...

Protecting your business from employees who resign

Gillian Markland
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Key employees who work directly with clients and have access to confidential information can pose a risk to a business when they choose to leave. It is crucial that you do what you can to protect your interests. If not, departing employees...

No fault divorce. Do not hold your breath.

Emma Walker
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One of the things that we are asked on a regular basis by people thinking of getting divorced is whether or not they have to ‘blame’ their spouse or civil partner for the reason for the relationship breakdown. I will not detail the facts that...

Agriculture Update

Paul Burkinshaw
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Agricultural Tenancy Reform We have been involved in a consultation with DEFRA in relation to a possible agricultural tenancy reform. The government has confirmed that it expects to publish its response to the consultation “later this year”....

The Agricultural Bill

Paul Burkinshaw
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It was announced that the Agricultural Bill was not scheduled to be debated during the final session of Parliament which had commenced on 9th September 2019. As everybody is now aware Parliament is currently prorogued until 14th October 2019....

Why wait for your decree absolute if there is a pension sharing order?

Amy Foweather
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Whilst most people are keen to seek the final decree in their divorce after what can be a long process, it is important to take legal advice and check your timing. If not, you risk financial detriment, despite all the effort and time which goes into your...

Divorcing after long term separation

Emma Walker
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We are often approached by people who have been separated from their spouse for many years. If there are no children arising from the relationship, the parties often do not know where the other party lives. There are various options. If you have a current...

What happens to my inheritance if I divorce?

Lucy Phipps
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Depending upon the length of the marriage, and whether there is a Pre-Nuptial Agreement or not,  all assets of the marriage are pooled and treated as joint assets. Money or property that you’ve inherited are not automatically excluded from the...

Enforcement Orders - Child Arrangement Orders

Amy Foweather
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A Child Arrangements Order is an order made by the court stating where children will live and how and when they will spend time with each parent. If the terms of the Order are not being met, by one party or the other, there is...