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In my previous article, I considered the issues that can arise for married couples in the farming sector who are separating/divorcing. In this article, I will look at the issues that can be encountered where a couple is not married …Continue reading

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It is a sad fact of life that relationship breakdown affects people in all walks of life. However, the sorts of issues that can arise for farming families are, to an extent, unique and can often add an extra layer …Continue reading

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We continue our series of blogs on this noteworthy, important (and legally complex!) topic. I have already provided a summary of where we were at back in May. (That blog followed a decision of the Court of Appeal in England.) …Continue reading

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My colleague, Scott Cochrane, blogged on this issue back in November of last year. He outlined how there can be a rush to Court to make a maintenance claim following the breakdown in a marriage; and why – from a …Continue reading

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Run often, run long. But never outrun your joy of running. As a keen runner I am happy to promote the above mantra. It’s good for the body and it’s good for the mind! I have noticed before how there …Continue reading

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You don’t need one but it can make things very much easier. In any difficult situation it makes sense to get specialist advice from an expert that knows what they are talking about. And that doesn’t mean google or a …Continue reading

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“It’s not that complicated.” “We can just do it ourselves.” “It’s all pretty civil and amicable.” “Lawyers will just make it worse.” There are many reasons why couples imagine that it isn’t necessary to take advice from a lawyer following …Continue reading

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