how much is child maintenance

How Much is Child Maintenance?

The framework for assessing, collecting and enforcing child maintenance payments is set out in the Child Support Act 1991. Under the Act, both separated parents of a qualifying child are responsible for the financial...

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What is Child Maintenance?

If you have separated from your partner, you may have concerns about who is now financially responsible for the every day living costs of your child (or children). This guide will help you to...

criminal injuries compensation

Claiming Criminal Injuries Compensation

Criminal injuries compensation is a form of compensation that can be claimed when a blameless person becomes the victim of a violent crime. This is a crime where violence is threatened or used upon...

misrepresentations in contract law

Misrepresentations in Contract Law

A misrepresentation is a statement made during contract negotiations that is put forward as a fact or as law but is untrue, that induces a party to enter into a contract resulting in loss...

contract disputes

Advice on Contract Disputes

Contract disputes are an unpleasant but relatively common feature in the business world. They are potentially very disruptive, often siphoning time, energy and money that would be better spent elsewhere. However, with the right...

statutory rights

What are My Statutory Rights as a Customer?

The main piece of legislation determining your statutory rights as a customer is the Consumer Rights Act 2015. The Act consolidates outdated laws in this area and supplements newer legislation such as the Consumer...

tenants in common

What are Tenants in Common?

If you are looking to buy property with your partner, a relative or friend, or perhaps you have jointly inherited a property, there are two different types of property ownership options: ‘tenants in common’...

compulsory purchase order

What is a Compulsory Purchase Order?

Discovering that the property you own or occupy may be compulsorily acquired can be very distressing, particularly if you are unaware of where you stand legally. Below we examine in more detail the question...

vacant possession

What is Vacant Possession?

Definition of vacant possession Vacant possession is the contractual right to exclusive use of a property, both physically and legally, following the sale of a property or grant of a lease. The purchaser or...

fracking

A Guide to Fracking and Manorial Rights 

Fracking has become highly controversial for a number of reasons, with concerns around the environmental impact of this activity, access rights and ownership of the minerals. Fracking is a technique used to recover gas...

what is gross misconduct

What is Gross Misconduct?

An allegation of gross misconduct at work can be extremely daunting, carrying the risk of disciplinary action, including possible dismissal, and potentially impacting your professional reputation. If you are facing an allegation of gross...

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Employment Law for Employees

Employment Law: What are my rights? The growth of non-traditional working relationships might have left you feeling confused about your employment status and, consequently, your rights. But whether you are employed on a full-time,...

wrongful dismissal

Wrongful Dismissal: Your Rights

Wrongful dismissal from employment occurs when an employer terminates your employment in breach of your employment contract. You will be able to bring a breach of contract claim against your employer, no matter how long...