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Pension sharing in a divorce settlement

When couples separate and divorce, part of that process will involve dividing the assets from the marriage and making two households out of one. ‘Dividing up cash, savings and the family home are relatively straightforward,’ says Angie Brown, family law expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire.  ‘In contrast, pensions are the most complex […]

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Wills and probate lawyer in Ormskirk, Lancashire

The risks of DIY probate

An increasing number of executors choose to deal with an estate themselves when a close relative dies, but is this really a wise move?  The reality is that probate is usually a complex process, even where the estate appears at first blush to be small and straightforward. If you take into account the feelings of […]

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Time to review your buy-to-let portfolio?

While many owners of buy-to-let properties have chosen this as business or as a deliberate investment strategy to save for their pension, many have found themselves in the role of landlord by accident.  They have found themselves renting out a property that they inherited or couldn’t sell at the price they wanted; that they no […]

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What to expect during mediation following separation

If you are attending mediation to discuss issues relating to relationship breakdown, separation or divorce, you might be wondering what this involves. A mediator is an independent person that is trained to assist you in identifying an agenda and help you address any issues identified through discussion.  A mediator can meet you and your former […]

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