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Common questions on divorce: Who gets to…

Rebecca Patience, a solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, explains how pet ownership is considered by the courts in England and Wales during divorce proceedings. Since the…

Natasha Coveney

Trainee Solicitor

Capital Gains Tax on financial transfers in…

Janine Hutson from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team explains recent recommendations to help reduce the unfairness of paying Capital Gains Tax on the transfer of assets between separating…

Lasting Powers of Attorney – The importance…

Scarlett Richardson, a solicitor from Harrison Drury’s private client team, explains the role of Lasting Powers of Attorney, and how it compares to a Court of Protection Deputyship application. According…

15/07/21

What is spousal maintenance and when does…

Hannah Pike, trainee solicitor from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers spousal maintenance on divorce. What is spousal maintenance? Spousal maintenance is a regular payment provided by one…

Delay to no-fault divorce law

Janine Hutson from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team provides an update on the status of the anticipated changes to divorce laws, which allow for no-fault divorce. The government…

The benefits of a private financial dispute…

John Osborne, head of Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers the benefits of private Financial Dispute Resolution appointments (FDRs) in reaching a financial settlement during divorce proceedings. In…

08/06/21

What happens to the family farm in…

Hannah Pike, a trainee solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers some of the difficulties that can arise when dealing with a family farm upon divorce. A…

What to expect in divorce court: Financial…

Hannah Pike, trainee solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, discusses the Family Court procedure which is followed to resolve the financial and property issues arising from a…

How do I make our financial settlement…

When a married couple have separated amicably and have been able to resolve financial issues between them, it is still crucially important to have a legally binding agreement. Janine Hutson…

How are pensions shared in a divorce?

How pensions are shared between separating couples can be one of the most complex aspects of a financial settlement to resolve during divorce proceedings. Janine Hutson from Harrison Drury’s divorce…

Five key questions about divorce

Janine Hutson, from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, covers five frequently asked questions raised by her clients when taking the initial steps in a divorce. If you have…

Preparing for the first consultation about your…

Janine Hutson, from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, offers a brief outline to help you prepare for your initial meeting to discuss your separation or divorce and explains…

Victoria Hill

Associate Solicitor

Should I gift my home to my…

In the lead up to Christmas many people are thinking about the perfect gift for family and friends. Clients often ask our team is it possible to ‘gift’ their home…

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