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Scams Awareness Month 2019 with Jefferies

Posted on June 19, 2019

Did you know June is Scams Awareness Month? Run by Citizens Advice, the #ScamAware campaign aims to create a network of confident, alert consumers who know what to do when they see a scam. Read more about how we are playing our part and you can get involved.

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No-Fault Divorces Confirmed to Reform Current Divorce Laws

Posted on April 11, 2019

Plans to overhaul the current divorce laws in England and Wales have been confirmed – by way of new ‘no-fault’ divorces. Any changes in the law are always picked up and proactively responded to by our specialist Solicitors within our Family Law department.

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How Valid is your Islamic Marriage / Nikkah?

Posted on March 08, 2019

In today’s modern 21st Century, it is seriously surprising to note that approximately 61% of Muslims do not register their marriage in the UK as they believe their Islamic marriage, commonly referred to as Nikkah will be recognised in the UK.

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Single Parents Through Surrogacy Is Now Available

Posted on January 14, 2019

Jefferies is pleased to advise that In November 2017, the government sought to change the law by a simple method of what is called a remedial order to allow single parents, as well as couples, to apply for Parental Orders if they have a child through surrogacy.  

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Family Department News: Civil Partnerships for Opposite-Sex Couples

Posted on January 08, 2019

The Government has recently confirmed it will introduce civil partnership legislation in the next parliamentary session to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples. When the law changes, Jefferies can offer you advice on pre-nuptial agreements.

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Good Divorce Week 2018: The Impact of Divorce on Children

Posted on November 29, 2018

This week is Good Divorce Week, a campaign focusing on how divorce has an impact on the children, and what can be done to minimise this. Our Family Law team have extensive experience working with families going through divorce proceedings, so we’ve put together our advice to support families here.

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23 Year Old Diagnosed with Dementia

Posted on November 02, 2018

A 23 year old entrepreneur has been identified as the youngest person to be diagnosed with dementia, which could reduce his life expectancy. It is becoming increasingly clear, when more people are being diagnosed at a younger age, how important it is to ensure life planning for all adults.

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Jefferies Awarded Legal 500 Accreditations

Posted on November 01, 2018

The eagerly anticipated Legal 500 results are in and we are delighted with the outcome. We are pleased to have been awarded the accreditation in 4 distinct categories in the South East region.

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Supreme Court Ruling: Doctors & Families Able to End Life Without Judge’s Consent

Posted on September 19, 2018

The Supreme Court have quashed an appeal which will now allow families to agree with doctors to withdraw feeding tubes from loved ones in a permanent vegetative state, rather than going before the Courts for approval.

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