Divorce – getting it right the first time

Posted on April 19, 2018

The recent judgment of Hermens v Hermens (December 2017) outlines the importance of ensuring applications for divorce are accurately and truthfully completed.  Failing to do so may result in the application being dismissed in its entirety or applications being returned for correction. This ultimately leads to delays in processing your application. The judgment reinforced that: … Continue reading “Divorce – getting it right the first time”

Jefferies are fundraising for Sport Relief 2018

Posted on March 16, 2018

The Jefferies team are raising funds for this year’s Sport Relief, by taking part in The Nation’s Billion Steps Challenge.

How does Lasting Power of Attorney work?

Posted on February 13, 2018

Learn what Lasting Power of Attorney is and why you should create an LPA.

Match report: Jefferies vs Barrons

Posted on February 12, 2018

Jefferies stuttered to their second defeat of the season in a late goal thriller to Barrons Accountants with a frantic 14-12 victory. Jefferies took an early lead which was maintained through most of the 60 minutes, until a late collapse saw Barrons add a fresh pair of legs and some critical goals. Jefferies suffered an … Continue reading “Match report: Jefferies vs Barrons”

Five-a-side Football: Jefferies vs Barrons

Posted on February 07, 2018

Jefferies will have to make changes for their second friendly game of the season with Barrons Accountants on Thursday. After their shock defeat to AJ Chambers, Jefferies look to bounce back, but will be without their young starlet, Shaun Young, who has suffered a Grade 3 Ligament Tear. Jefferies will be looking amongst their ranks … Continue reading “Five-a-side Football: Jefferies vs Barrons”

Equal pay for equal work

Posted on February 02, 2018

Mark Rothman explains the rules on equal pay and what you, as an employer, can do to ensure you comply with them.

Divorce and Finance – Have you finished the job properly?

Posted on January 18, 2018

Data released by the MoJ shows that for the years 2011 to 2014, only around 90% of divorces started ended up with a decree absolute, which is the final divorce order and means you are divorced. That drops to 84% in 2015 and 63% in 2016. We offer solicitor managed divorce from beginning to end. … Continue reading “Divorce and Finance – Have you finished the job properly?”

Divorce and Finance – The ‘common law marriage’ myth

Posted on January 18, 2018

27% of Britons wrongly believe that after living together for more than 2 years, unmarried couples have the same rights as married couples if they break up. They don’t! 37% believe that if unmarried couples have lived together for more than 2 years, they have a common law marriage. They don’t! The law applicable to … Continue reading “Divorce and Finance – The ‘common law marriage’ myth”

Divorce and Finance – What about the pension?

Posted on January 18, 2018

Aviva’s 2018 Divorce Survey says 22% of females and 15% of males say they made no claim on their partner’s pension and that the pension was not considered in the settlement of assets. Pensions can be one of the most valuable (and complex!) assets. If the asset is built up during your time together as … Continue reading “Divorce and Finance – What about the pension?”

Representing grandparents and relatives in Family Court proceedings

Posted on January 10, 2018

A recent BBC report looked into the impact of so-called ‘kinship care’, where a child lives with a relative or friend who isn’t their parent, as their parents are unable to care for them. In fact, there are an estimated 200,00 kinship carers in the UK. In the Jefferies Family Department, we have extensive experience of advising … Continue reading “Representing grandparents and relatives in Family Court proceedings”

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