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Family Lawyer in Blaby appointed as member of Resolution

Josiah Hincks Solicitors are pleased to announce that Matthew Thom, the Resident Partner and family law solicitor in Blaby, has become a member of Resolution.  Resolution recognises family lawyers who are committed to dealing with family disputes in a constructive manner. Resolution also promotes a non-confrontational approach to dealing with family matters,...

Josiah Hincks Appoints New Head of Family Law

Josiah Hincks Solicitors has appointed a new Head of Family Law, Steven Illidge who joins the firm as an Associate Solicitor. Steven will be based primarily at the Syston office although he will also handle cases at the firms head office in De Montfort Street. Steven is local to the area, currently living in Rothley and having begun his legal career in...

Potential Future Changes to Divorce Law and Financial Provisions

Is it right  that a spouse should receive maintenance from their spouse or former spouse in their own right and separate to any child maintenance that is payable? Many of you may be surprised to know that elsewhere in Europe it is not usual for Courts to award spousal maintenance or if they do, as in Scotland, they are time limited.  A Private Members Bill...

Co-Habitation Rights Bill and what it means for couples who live together

Are you living with your partner but you are not married to each other? Do you believe that should your relationship breakdown you would be in the same position financially as a married couple? Do you believe that if your partner were to pre decease you then you would be entitled to benefit from their estate on death or receive their pension? A large proportion...

DIY Justice – BBC Panorama and cuts to Legal Aid

On Monday Night, BBC Panorama aired a program demonstrating the difficulties parents and couples have experienced since the introduction of cuts to the Legal Aid system in April 2013. Since the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, Legal Aid is no longer available in the vast majority of family cases, including Divorce...