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The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Spousal maintenance

Whilst some businesses are slowly reopening, many employees remain on furlough, have taken reductions in salary or are facing the prospect of being made redundant. As a result many ‘high’ earners are no longer in the position to afford their monthly spousal maintenance obligations, as well as meeting their own outgoings.

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Contracts and Covid-19: Your Rights and Obligations

Covid-19 is very likely to be affecting your business in many different ways and you may be faced with difficult decisions in relation to goods and services requested by you or promised by you and termination or variation of those contracts.

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Financial Negotiations Within Divorce Proceedings and the Need for Independent Advice

We are sure that we were not the only family lawyers concerned by a recent decision of the Family Court which decided that a non-lawyer internet support company was not automatically placed in a position of potential conflict in assisting a divorcing couple to resolve their divorce and related financial matters by helping them to complete forms, negotiate financial matters and draft a consent order.

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