As well as the legal process for formalising a divorce or dissolution, it is important that the couple also discuss how to divide their finances. Most couples have aspirations of doing so amicably, but is this possible and how can they ensure assets are actually being divided down the middle?
News Team on 27/10/2020
Over 70 percent of ultra high net worth (UHNW) families have leadership structures in place, says international family office Stonehage Fleming
Since the onset of the pandemic there has been a significant increase in testators looking to put in place wills for the first time or revisiting existing wills
News Team on 26/10/2020
A Court of Appeal clarification has confirmed family law arbitral awards can be challenged in the same way as court decisions - opening the doors for greater use of arbitration for family law cases
News Team on 23/10/2020
Gifting by wealthy family members to their children has soared over the past three months but post-COVID tax planning is not the primary driver, report private wealth lawyers at UK law firm Royds Withy King
It is now ten years today since the UK Supreme Court gave its landmark decision in the case of Radmacher v Granatino  UKSC 42 on the use and effectiveness of prenuptial agreements
News Team on 14/10/2020
UK law firm Moore Barlow has launched “The Surrey Initiative” seeking a reform to the Family Procedure Rules (FPR) that will substantially encourage awareness and adoption of out-of-court dispute resolution options in both private law children matters and financial remedies
News Team on 12/10/2020
UK law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has welcomed the Non-Contentious Probate (Amendment) Rules 2020 (NCPAR 2020), laid before Parliament
When a couple looks to separate and embark on divorce or dissolution proceedings, the aim is to do so amicably and proportionately...
News Team on 06/10/2020
Surrey is the UK’s Inheritance Tax (IHT) capital, with the county’s residents paying £259 million in IHT in 2017/18, research by private wealth law firm, Boodle Hatfield has found
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