March 13 / News

Understanding Pensions and Pension Sharing

After the family home, pensions are usually the next most important consideration on the breakup of a marriage. Sometimes pensions can be the most valuable assets.

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March 8 / News

Impending Disrepair Claims for Tenants

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes in to force on 20th March 2019.

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February 5 / News

Dispelling the Myth of “common law marriage”

The latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the number of couples living together has doubled over the last 20 years to just over 3.3 million. More concerning are the figures produced by the British Social Attitudes Survey, which show 46 per cent of the public are under the impression when they cohabit they create a common law marriage.

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February 4 / News

Changes to Personal Injury Claims

Government Minister Lord Keen of Elie has confirmed that a statutory instrument to increase the small claims limits in Personal Injury cases will be brought forward in the second half of this year.

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January 29 / News

Rising number of grandparents applying to Court to spend time with their grandchildren

It’s a very said day when we have to report that the number of grandparents having to apply to Court for an Order to see their grandchildren. 

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January 28 / News

Landlord and Tenant Evictions – Don’t get it wrong

Dealing with nuisance tenants can sometimes be more of a worry than a problem.

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January 22 / Huyton, News, Vacancies, Woolton

VACANCY – Lifetime Planning Solicitor HUYTON / WOOLTON

An excellent opportunity has arisen at Maxwell Hodge for a fulltime Solicitor/CILEx with 3 – 5 years PQE to join the Lifetime Planning Team.

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January 2 / Uncategorized

A New Years Tradition…

With the start of 2019 comes a day which many solicitors call “Divorce Day.”

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December 20 / News

S.H.A.R.E. – 5 top tips on domestic abuse

Personal safety is a huge issue within the UK. Domestic abuse can take many forms including violence, verbal abuse and controlling behaviour. The Office of National Statistics in their latest review indicated that 7.5% women and 4.3% of men had experienced some form of domestic abuse. It is therefore vitally important to know what protection is available to you. Remember, you don’t have to put up with abuse of any sort, so do seek help.

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December 14 / News

S.T.A.N.D. – 5 Top Tips to Sort Out Marital Finances

By far, the most difficult aspect of divorce is disentangling the couple’s financial arrangements and dividing the marital assets going forward. These 5 top tips will assist you in sorting things out amicably and fairly.

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