Prenuptial (premarital) and postnuptial (postmarital) agreements are becoming more and more popular over recent years and are not just for the super wealthy! Once a couple enter into a marriage, all assets owned either jointly or solely become ‘matrimonial assets’ and are added to a joint pot unless specifically protected. What … [Read more...] about What are Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements?
What is a no fault Divorce? By Sammi Lindop The new Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 is due to come in force on 6 April 2022. This will introduce the new ‘no fault’ divorce making the divorce process less acrimonious and in turn, the aim is to make the process of sorting out associated matters such as finances and … [Read more...] about No Fault Divorce becomes Law
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 tributes pour in for Prince Philip who died today at the age of 99 years. He was a polymath and royal in his own right, having been born a Prince of Greece before the revolution that exiled him. There is much about him upon which I am not qualified to comment - founder of the Duke of Edinburgh awards, conservationist, … [Read more...] about Philip and Elizabeth: the end of a record breaking marriage
Ann McCabe is very pleased to announce that Jemma Wentworth joined Ann McCabe Solicitors on 18th September 2017. Jemma has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives since 2009, having specialised in divorce, separation and children law since 2004. Having taken a career break to raise her young children, Ann and … [Read more...] about Jemma Wentworth joins Ann McCabe Solicitors
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