What is a Joint Tenancy and how do you Sever it?

By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law.

If the matrimonial home is held in the joint names of yourself and your spouse/partner and is held by you as “joint tenants” upon the death of one of the joint owners, their share passes automatically to the survivor. 

How does the Court Assess a Financial Settlement on Divorce?

 

By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law.

Blanchards Law is a niche family law practice with divorce solicitors, mediators and collaborative lawyers.

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You think you want to divorce, but you are very worried about how your assets and income will be treated by the court. I have written here http://www.blanchardslaw.co.uk/blog/how-does-the-family-court-assess-spousal-maintenance and here http://www.blanchardslaw.co.uk/blog/how-do-you-vary-a-spousal-maintenance-or-a-child-maintenance-order about maintenance, but what about capital assets such as property and other investments?

Gay Marriage versus Civil Partnership – What’s the Difference?

Gay Marriage versus Civil Partnership – What’s the Difference?

Last week’s free vote in the House of Commons resulted in MPs overwhelmingly agreeing that Lesbian and Gay couples ought to have the right to marry. Predictably, there are get-out clauses for some religious and other groups, and equally predictable, there was an outcry from those against stating such a move, contending that it would undermine marriage as an institution..