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Capital Gains Tax on financial transfers in divorce: A much-needed change to the rules?

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 of making the right choice

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…


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 resolution appointment in divorce proceedings

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…


What to expect in divorce court: Financial remedy proceedings

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 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 divorce

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…


Jenna’s acts of kindness boost charities and colleagues

Solicitor Jenna Atkinson, a member of Harrison Drury’s family law team, has brought a smile and made life little more easier during lockdown for many people across the county through…


Executors of wills breaching their duties – What can be done?

Poorly performing, biased or dishonest executors can cost beneficiaries of wills dearly. Ed Stanley, director and head of contentious probate at Harrison Drury, assesses situations where executors stray from the…


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