How Much is Spousal Maintenance?

How Much is Spousal Maintenance?

Spousal maintenance is a regular payment made to an ex spouse after the couple have divorced. This payment is additional to any monetary amount, property or belongings that may have been awarded to you...

Paternity Test FAQs

Paternity Test FAQs

There are a number of reasons why you may seek a paternity test, from a dispute over child maintenance to securing child contact through the courts. Whether you have decided to get a paternity...

The Law on Children in Pubs

The Law on Children in Pubs

As a pub landlord or other licence holder, it is important to understand the law relating to children in pubs and other licensed premises. Breaking the law in this area can have serious consequences...

GDPR Checklist (and How to Comply!)

GDPR Checklist (and How to Comply!)

If you are responsible for collecting and handling personal data you will need to understand how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to you, and how to remain compliant with the new law....

How Does the Claims Portal Work?

How Does the Claims Portal Work?

The Claims Portal is an online tool for securely processing low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents, or employers’ and public liability claims. Strict Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) apply to running such...

The Role of the Designated Premises Supervisor

The Role of the Designated Premises Supervisor

What is a Designated Premises Supervisor? Under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003, with the exception of certain community premises, every premises licence that authorises the sale of alcohol must specify a Designated...

Grounds for Civil Partnership Dissolution

Grounds for Civil Partnership Dissolution

To apply for a civil partnership dissolution, you must provide the court with relevant legal grounds for the partnership to be brought to an end. Grounds for civil partnership dissolution In England and Wales,...

What is a Personal Alcohol Licence?

What is a Personal Alcohol Licence?

A personal alcohol licence is required by anyone authorising the sale of alcohol from licensed premises. The following guide looks at who can apply for a personal alcohol licence, how long it lasts, how...

What Does Domicile Mean?

What Does Domicile Mean?

‘Domicile’ and ‘residency’ are terms often used interchangeably, but for legal and taxation purposes in the UK, they are separate and distinct. Domicile is a legal concept that describes the country in which you...

What is the Challenge 25 Policy?

What is the Challenge 25 Policy?

Challenge 25 is a policy whereby anyone buying alcohol who appears to be below the age of 25, seven years above the age required to buy alcohol in the UK, can be asked to...

Assent of Property to Transfer Ownership

Assent of Property to Transfer Ownership

An “assent” of property is the transfer of legal ownership of property or land by the personal representative(s) of the estate of someone who has died to the beneficiary or beneficiaries. Unlike transfers under...