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The relevance of contributions in a financial remedy case

The relevance of contributions in a financial remedy case

As a family law solicitor, I have noticed that in the aftermath of many marriage breakdowns, second only to a complaint about bad behaviour on the part of one spouse, is an argument that one party believes that they have contributed more financially than the other during the marriage, and therefore this leads to a… Continue Reading

What is the difference between freehold and leasehold?

What is the difference between freehold and leasehold?

When you begin the process of buying or selling a property, you may get asked – is the property leasehold or freehold? This can be confusing if you aren’t aware of the difference.  A freehold property is where the ‘superior’ title is held by you. Meaning that you own the property absolutely.   Whereas in terms… Continue Reading

Focus on Neighbour Disputes

Focus on Neighbour Disputes

Many of us, at some time in our adult lives, will have an issue with one or more of our neighbours.  But what happens when it crosses a line and you can no longer ignore the behaviour.  At Progression, we can advise you of your rights regarding your property and what you can do if… Continue Reading

Navigating Challenges in HMCTS Probate Applications: What You Need to Know

Navigating Challenges in HMCTS Probate Applications: What You Need to Know

The probate application process is often a crucial step in administering an estate, but recent challenges with HMCTS (His Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service) have caused delays and frustrations for individuals seeking to settle their loved ones’ affairs. HMCTS probate applications have encountered technical glitches and system overloads, leading to delays in processing and granting… Continue Reading

Divorce Fact Sheet: Top Five Frequently Asked Questions

Divorce Fact Sheet: Top Five Frequently Asked Questions

Time and time again our family lawyers are asked the same questions. We decided to take our top 5 frequently asked questions about divorce and answer them in this interesting fact sheet.  A celebrity gets a ‘quickie divorce’ why can’t I? It is not possible for any separated couple, famous or otherwise, to obtain a… Continue Reading

Focus on Dispute Resolution – what will it cost?

Focus on Dispute Resolution – what will it cost?

All solicitors get asked this question – and whilst Progression can provide estimates on all legal matters and, in some instances, fixed fees, Dispute Resolution matters are sometimes difficult to give a specific and exact cost at the outset.  For example, a Will or Lasting Power of Attorney is likely to will take a specific… Continue Reading

Non-Court Resolution – Changes to the Law

Non-Court Resolution – Changes to the Law

The Family Procedure (amendment no 2) Rules 2023 comes into effect in April 2024. The aim of this rule is to encourage parties to consider all types of options, not just mediation, when considering how to manage and resolve the division of assets on divorce. It is hoped this will bring a quicker conclusion to… Continue Reading

Focus on Residential Evictions – “No Fault”

Focus on Residential Evictions – “No Fault”

There are two ways in which to evict a residential tenant – Section 8 of the Housing Act 1988 which is for when a tenant breaches the Tenancy Agreement and Section 21 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, which is known as the “no fault” notice.   We will cover Section 8 in a different… Continue Reading

Progression Solicitors welcomes new starters to Ulverston Team

Progression Solicitors welcomes new starters to Ulverston Team

Progression Solicitors wish to welcome its newest members to our Ulverston team! We are pleased to announce that experienced Conveyancing Solicitor, Victoria Tyson has joined us.  Victoria has some 15 years’ worth of experience and expertise in dealing with a broad range of conveyancing transactions, including purchases, sales, remortgages and transfers of equity. Property transactions… Continue Reading

Focus on Debt Recovery

Focus on Debt Recovery

Progression Solicitors cannot express the importance of up-to-date written terms and conditions of business when dealing as a supplier of goods and services.   We can provide you with a set of bespoke terms and conditions to meet the needs of your business.     However, be aware of consumer rights under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 when… Continue Reading

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