CHANGES IN FAMILY LAW – A NEW DEDICATED FAMILY COURT

The Crime and Courts Act 2013 introduced the concept of a single Family Court, which will deal only with family matters.  This, it is anticipated, will be operational from April 2014.  The Family Court will deal with all family cases with the exception of two areas of law: those involving the jurisdiction of the High(…)

CYCLING FROM LONDON TO EDINBURGH AND BACK IN 4 DAYS

As most of you know I recently embarked on a cycling event for Oxfam (my Just Giving page is www.justgiving.com/nickysbike).  This was a cycling event which takes place once every four years, it is run by Audax UK which is an international long distance cycling organisation and riders from all over the World participated.  Entry(…)

A NEW WAY TO FUND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS?

 It is often a problem for one party who does not work to fund legal proceedings if they do not have access to joint funds or any independent means.  They may negotiate a loan from their solicitor on the basis that they will repay the costs once the house is sold but it is obviously(…)