Maxwell Hodge Solicitors have just announced that they are offering free guidance sessions to schools and nurseries on family issues such as Parental Responsibility, Live with and Spend time with Orders.
The Future of Personal Injury claims is set to drastically change in the next 12 months with changes to RTA legislation anticipated by April 2019 with further changes to come. The detail is still largely unknown to most practitioners and concerns are that the public will no longer have the access to justice they need.
In 2003 the Untraced Driver’s Agreement came into force with the Motor Insurers Bureau controlling a central pot to compensate injured victims involved in accidents with untraced drivers. This agreement was designed to allow victims to make a claim for injuries resulting out of “hit and run” accidents. The agreement imposed certain conditions which the applicant would have to meet.
One of the most valuable assets to us is our home. If you own a property, you need to ensure that it is taken care of and that there are no issues which could result in the property being worth less than market value. A number of unexpected issues can mean that your property is potentially worth less than it should be, one of which is a dispute.
A recent study published by CAFCASS has highlighted reasons why children cases return to Court, sometimes again and again.
As a family lawyer, I was told by many of my friends about a series starting on BBC1 on 25th April 2018 called “the Split.” The series centres around the issue of Divorce and with a cast of Anthony Head, Nicola Walker, Stephen Tomkinson and Meera Syal, I had high hopes for this new legal drama, but I am concerned about the inaccurate way that the family law system is portrayed.
In research recently published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, it has been revealed that parental conflict can place children at severe risk of mental health problems and future psychiatric disorders.
In February 2017, new laws were brought in to force requiring children weighing less than 22kg or with a height of less than 125cm must have a proper car seat, not a backless or a booster type of seat. The new law has created a great deal of confusion with many parents still unsure what is and isn’t allowed.
I was surprised to recently read that Katie Price, who is currently going through her third divorce, has stated that she is happy for her soon to be ex-husband to remain in the family home and be around their children and to work on her farm.
Maxwell Hodge Solicitors have expanded their Family team with the appointment of Solicitor Margaret Agnew