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Welcome to our blog. We regularly blog about family law and education law and welcome your comments on our posts. For advice on any of the issues raised please do not hesitate to contact us here at Chapman Pieri Solicitors on 0208 882 9850. Enjoy reading!

The Matrimonial Pot - a Loan or a Gift?

Vasoulla  Constantinou
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The Matrimonial Pot - a Loan or a Gift? A common question that often arises when dealing with financial aspects of a divorce is whether money and/or assets given to a married couple (individually or together) by a third party prior to, at the outset or...

Brexit: what does the UK's divorce from the EU mean for Family Law?

Rene Panayiotou
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Brexit: what does the UK’s divorce from the EU mean for Family Law?   Will Theresa May have to fight for her leadership? Will the draft withdrawal agreement prevail? Amidst all this uncertainty, we have addressed below areas of Family Law...

Civil Partnerships for Opposite-Sex Couples

Peter Vassila
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The government has announced that the law will be changed to allow opposite-sex couples to enter into civil partnerships, thereby providing an alternative to marriage. Currently, the choice of entering into either a marriage or a civil partnership is...

You can run but you can't hide: Financial Proceedings upon Divorce

Rene Panayiotou
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  Sometimes, you come across a spouse that thinks that he can pull the wool over the Judge’s eyes by deflating and/or trying to hide their true financial position in order to defeat the other party’s potential financial claims. However,...

Legal Bloggers to Report on Family Proceedings

Peter Vassila
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  From the 1st October, certain “legal bloggers” will be allowed to attend family court hearings to report on family proceedings. The pilot scheme will be led by the Ministry of Justice and the judiciary and will run for 9 months....

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