A property developer who was once worth billions of pounds is in a divorce row with his Lithuanian-born wife over the remnants of his business empire. Bedfordshire residents may recall that he was once listed in the Sunday Times Rich List, where he was estimated to be worth £3 billion. His investments included a stake […]Read Article
Divorce rates have started to decline in recent years, with numbers not seen since the 1970’s. These figures from the Office for National Statistics show that 130,473 couples divorced in the UK in 2013, down almost three per cent on the previous year. The drop in divorce rate is thought to be, in part, due […]Read Article
As the divorce rate initiated by wives in the first five years of their marriage falls, researchers attribute the trend in the figures to men behaving better. They point out that the changes in society over the past 30 years has meant that men are less inclined to enter a marriage because of peer pressure […]Read Article
Reports indicate that a significant computational error may have been an issue in divorces occurring in England and Wales. The website operated by the Ministry of Justice has had this error in place since 2014, and reports indicate that the problem was never noticed by legal officials during the period. An employee of the Family […]Read Article
A divorce case that has crippled the charity that the couple founded together may be heard in the London Court of Appeal. Animal lovers in Bedfordshire may have heard of their charity that was set up to save the South China tiger from extinction. The husband, a former banker, earned millions of pounds while working […]Read Article
Office for National Statistics figures show that divorce rates have fallen to levels not seen since major changes in divorce laws were put in place over forty years ago. They show a reversal in the trend of steadily increasing divorce rates, with current numbers estimated to be in the region of 42 per cent. Couples […]Read Article
Those of you in Hertfordshire area who are contemplating a divorce will likely know that separating from a partner of several years can have a strong emotional impact. Having to make important financial decisions regarding a settlement that will affect your long-term future may seem a daunting proposition. However, the knowledgeable solicitors at our firm […]Read Article
People in Bedfordshire may know that many parents either fail to pay their child support or fall behind. A new report shows that UK parents owe £35 million in support to children, a figure that is alarming. According to the Child Maintenance Service, almost half of parents who are ordered to pay are late at […]Read Article
When a family court is called upon to rule on the division of the marital assets, the judge will take various factors into consideration. Residents of Bedfordshire may wish to note that in most cases, the judge will aim to divide all the existing assets between the spouses in such a way so that there […]Read Article
The number of U.S. couples choosing to divorce later in life has risen by more than 50 per cent since 1990 according to a recently-published report. Now, 25 per cent of all divorces involve couples aged over 50, and the number of couples aged over 65 who divorce has tripled. The rationale for this change […]Read Article
In May of this year, we won the title of ‘Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year 2019’ at the SME Luton & Bedfordshire Business Awards.
We were delighted to receive the ‘Leighton Buzzard Business of the Year’ award for our dedication to providing the highest standards of client care whilst building strong links with the local community, supporting local charities and connecting businesses together.