All posts by Stephen Hollamby

Williams’ family woe

It’s a sad state of affairs when a family falls out over a loved one’s estate, but unfortunately however careful you are in life with planning your affairs and how things should be dealt with when you pass away, grief stricken families will...

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Family Law news – February 2015

  Nutty or Not? A French Family Court has refused to allow a couple from naming their daughter Nutella, Nutella being a commercial brand of hazelnut spread with cocoa.  The Court ruled that naming the child ‘Nutella’ was contrary to...

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Family Law News: January 2015

  No Rise in Court Fees The Government, in response to the consultation on reform of fees, has dropped its proposal to raise the Court fee on filing a petition for divorce from the current figure of £410 to the original proposal of...

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Show Me The Money

The bankruptcy limit is going up to £5,000 in October. (Assuming the same Minister is in post!) Currently, you can serve a Statutory Demand on someone for any sum over £750 and if they can’t pay, you can petition for his or her...

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