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A grandparent's role in modern day society

Charlotte Coyle
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Goodman Derrick provide advice on all grandparent's law matters. If you would like to receive any further advice in respect to your rights and support you need as a grandparent or kinship carer please  contact any one of the team  for an...

Children and the courts - a family law guide to private proceedings

Charlotte Coyle
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Goodman Derrick provide advice on all private children’s law matters including court applications for child arrangements orders, specific issue and prohibited steps orders, leave to remove applications and international child...

Qualifying nuptial agreements - a family law guide

Charlotte Coyle
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This note sets out the key legal terms and definitions for qualifying nuptual agreements. The family law team at Goodman Derrick have years of experience advising divorce and helping you understand and navigate the process. Please  contact any one of...

Divorce - a family law guide to voluntary managed financial proceedings

Charlotte Coyle
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This note sets out the key legal terms and definitions for voluntary managed financial proceedings. The family law team at Goodman Derrick have years of experience advising divorce and helping you understand and navigate the process. Please  contact...

Divorce - a family law guide to court managed financial proceedings

Charlotte Coyle
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This note sets out the key legal terms and definitions for court managed financial proceedings. The family law team at Goodman Derrick have years of experience advising divorce and helping you understand and navigate the process. Please  contact any...

Legal assistance for victims of fake investment and fake ISA scams

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Fraudsters are currently contacting members of the public using bank branding to promote fake investment schemes, including fake ISAs. If you have fallen victim to a fake investment fraudster then please take these steps: Contact your bank and the bank...

Surrogacy - a family law guide to parental order applications for children born through surrogacy outside of the UK

Charlotte Coyle
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This note sets out the key legal terms and definitions for prospective surrogate parents to be aware of and defines the legal process for parental order applications for children born through surrogacy outside of the UK. The family law team at Goodman...

Executors' 'formidable task' explained - Lilly Whale published in Professional Adviser

Lilly Whale
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Professional Adviser – the leading publication for financial advisers - has published Lilly Whale ’s article on the ‘formidable task’ presented to executors, offering wide-ranging guidance on the resulting responsibilities. You...

Should I get a pre-nup? All of your nuptial agreement questions answered

Charlotte Coyle
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A nuptial agreement can help you and your partner agree in advance which assets should be part of your “separate” or “marital” property. Should I get a pre-nup? You can enter into a nuptial agreement both before and after you marry....

Can children write their own wills? - Lilly Whale answers a reader's question for Financial Times

Lilly Whale
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Lilly Whale , Associate in our Private Client team, has helped to answer a reader’s questions for a Financial Times column: “My 17-year-old twins and their 14-year-old sister have inherited a considerable sum (nearly £300,000 each)...

Should we sell my mother's house or rent it out? Lilly Whale answers a reader's question for the Financial Times

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Lilly Whale , Associate in our Private Client team, has helped to answer a reader’s questions in The Financial Times’ weekend opinion column: “My 81-year-old mother has decided to move into a nursing home this month because she’s...

Who will inherit my children's wealth? Lilly Whale answers a reader's question for the Troubleshooter in The Times

Lilly Whale
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Lilly Whale , Associate in our Private Client team, has helped to answer a reader’s questions in The Times ’ weekend Troubleshooter column: “Only recently, now that both of my children are over 18, I have started to think about what...

Can I leave my estate to my nieces free of inheritance tax? - Lilly Whale published in the FT

Lilly Whale
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Lilly Whale , Associate in our Private Client team, writes for the FT in response to a reader’s question: “Can I leave my estate to my nieces free of inheritance tax?” “You can gift any sum of money during your lifetime without...