A new way to share care of children following separation? By Sammi Lindop 24th August 2021 What is bird nesting? Bird nesting is a new trend that seems to becoming more and more popular between separated parents. This is a simple idea. After divorce or separation the children remain living in the family home whilst … [Read more...] about “Bird Nesting”
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced permanent relief from stamp duty land tax for first time buyers, effective from today. First-time buyers wanting to purchase a property up to £500,000 will not pay stamp duty on the first £300,000 and will pay 5% from £300,000-£500,000. Relief applies where: there is a purchase … [Read more...] about Budget 2017: Stamp duty relief for first time buyers. Is it worth having?
Free Legal Advice Clinic Wednesday 23rd November 2016 Ann McCabe offers free legal advice over the telephone at any time. However, you may prefer to meet her face to face to answer your questions. Sometimes people just need a brief chat to get an idea about what is involved before deciding to instruct a solicitor or may just … [Read more...] about Free Legal Advice Clinic Wednesday 23rd November 2016
New developments in the mortgage market that make buying a house easier I’m a solicitor not a financial adviser so this article shall be brief. An issue I deal with all the time is buying another house after separation and affording two houses rather than one. Raising a 25 year or even 15 year mortgage second time round can be … [Read more...] about Buying a House after Separation
As Gary Lineker recently told the press, you don't need a solicitor to get divorced. He's right. But it was his second divorce so he had a much better idea than first time round as to what was involved. Don't pay for an online divorce. You'll basically be paying extra for something you'll have to pay the court for anyway. … [Read more...] about DIY Divorce