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We’re all going on a Summer Holiday! – Or are we?

We’re all going on a Summer Holiday! – Or are we?

What if the other parent to your child does not agree that you should be able to take your child or children on a summer holiday? Whether it is in the UK or abroad, what can you do? When you separated, you either agreed a schedule of time when the child or children would spend… Continue Reading

Divorce: The Importance of a Clean Break

Divorce: The Importance of a Clean Break

Since the introduction of the HMCTS online service, more and more people are choosing to issue their own divorce proceedings online rather than instructing a solicitor to progress the divorce on their behalf. However, whilst obtaining a final Order of divorce will bring a marriage to an end, it is important to remember that this… Continue Reading

Letting Commercial Spaces: Hints & Tips for Landlords

Letting Commercial Spaces: Hints & Tips for Landlords

Nicola Wood, Director and Head of Commercial discusses how landlords can prepare to let space, either to a new tenant or on updated terms. Plans Be clear about the space that you would like to let and any areas you would like to retain. If necessary, arrange for Land Registry compliant plans to be drawn… Continue Reading

How are loans from family members dealt with in divorce proceedings?

How are loans from family members dealt with in divorce proceedings?

A recent case of P v Q highlighted the difficulties a Court has when determining if a liability within financial remedy proceedings, is a ‘soft’ or a ‘hard’ loan. It is very common for either party or both, to receive financial assistance from family members throughout the marriage, whether to help with the deposit, house… Continue Reading

Thinking of buying a business?

Thinking of buying a business?

We are seeing a lot of sales and purchases of established businesses at the moment, especially in the tourism and hospitality industries. Nicola Wood, one of our directors and our head of commercial property, outlines some hints and tips for making a successful offer to buy a business. You may be keen to buy a… Continue Reading

Successful Conveyancing Solicitors expand into Lancashire

Successful Conveyancing Solicitors expand into Lancashire

Progression Solicitors has expanded to Lancashire with its newest office opening in Lancaster. This now enables us to meet the needs of clients across Cumbria, Lancashire Morecambe Bay and beyond. Our residential conveyancing team run by Director, Claire Meehan, has a wealth of experience in all conveyancing matters including residential sales, purchases, transfers of equity… Continue Reading

What Is Power of Attorney and How Does It Work?

What Is Power of Attorney and How Does It Work?

Modern life presents us with a range of obligations and responsibilities. From making sure bills are paid to managing investments and running businesses, it’s important to know that these tasks will be fulfilled by someone else if you were unable to do so. A Lasting Power of Attorney acts as a safeguard and enables you… Continue Reading

New Divorce Rules – No Fault Divorce

New Divorce Rules – No Fault Divorce

This is the first significant change to the divorce laws in England and Wales for almost 40 years. It has been a long time coming. From the 6th April 2022, a married party, whether individually or jointly, can now issue a divorce petition without having to point the finger or assign blame. Up until now,… Continue Reading

Are Pensions Included in Divorce Settlements?

Are Pensions Included in Divorce Settlements?

According to a new survey by UK consumer champion Which?, just 15% of divorcing couples in the UK include pensions in their final financial settlements. With ongoing confusion surrounding which assets should be included in a divorce settlement, we answer the question, “are pensions included in divorce settlements?” Request a consultation Are pensions included in… Continue Reading

The Resolution Code of Practice – what it means for you

The Resolution Code of Practice – what it means for you

We know that it can be difficult to choose a solicitor, particularly for sensitive personal matters like divorce and separation. Every client and case has different requirements and priorities depending on their personal circumstances. Most however, simply want to ensure that they receive good advice, that arrangements are fair, and where possible, avoid the necessity… Continue Reading

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