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Award Winning Family Mediator Tracy Winstanley joins our Award Winning Family Team

3 June, 2017 | Latest News

174 Law are delighted to announce that Tracy Winstanley will be joining their team of specialist Family Mediators and Dispute Resolution experts, Helen Pittard and Graeme Roberts from 5th June 2017. Tracy will primarily be based at our New Liverpool …

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A Property Experts Guide to Due Diligence when acquiring a new Development Scheme

7 February, 2017 | Uncategorized

Richard Jones is the Managing Partner of Darwood Jones  an independent property investment sales company, focusing solely on the UK property market.  Darwood Jones specialises in offering a strong, safe and secure sales portfolio for buyers to choose within. They offer a personal guarantee that every development offered to investors by Darwood …

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Bumper Number of Divorces Post Christmas : Myth or reality?

2 January, 2017 | Latest News

Statistically one in five couples will seek some form of legal advice over their relationship during the month of January. While most of us pack up our Christmas decorations, many Brits will also be calling time on their marriages. The …

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Changes In Buy To Let Laws Could Mean Trouble For Landlords

7 September, 2016 | Uncategorized

There are some big changes coming up in the buy to let sector that are leading landlords to become increasingly worried. As of April 2017, changes are being made to stop landlords from claiming back the interest paid on their …

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Child Maintenance and Financial Support for unmarried Parents

17 March, 2016 | Legal Updates

The mother of a son by a Middle Eastern royal has failed in a bid to increase the child maintenance she receives from £200,000 to £800,000 per year. She had applied for the huge increase because she believed her son …

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Sex, drugs and separation: Divorce law after MAP v MFP

17 March, 2016 | Legal Updates

Divorce and unreasonable behaviour pretty much go hand in hand. Drugs, alcohol abuse and gambling addictions are unfortunately referred to on many occasion and is accepted as conduct so far as a divorce is concerned. But what about when matrimonial …

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Another Award bestowed upon 174 Law

17 March, 2016 | Uncategorized

174 Law are proud to announce that Helen Pittard Director of Dispute Resolution has been awarded Women in Law 2016 Award in recognition of her outstanding legal expertise and contribution within the practice area of Family Law. This is a further …

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Divorce Workshop with Celebrity Sue Atkins : Book Now

23 February, 2016 | Latest News

Are you in the process of or contemplating Divorce? Are you worried what this will mean to you and your family? Do you know what to say to your children? Do you know how this can impact upon your legal …

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Family Mediation : What’s it really all about : A visual definition with humour

26 January, 2016 | Latest News

I have practised Family Mediation for over twenty years. I don’t struggle to explain the process or the benefits of mediation. Those who know me know I am a huge advocate for the process and will  talk about mediation for as long as anyone …

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Divorce and Financial Proceeding : Self Help Disclosure

26 January, 2016 | Legal Updates

When parties separate and look to divorce lawyers explain to their clients that full and frank disclosure of each parties financial resources will be needed before any substantive advice can be given. It is often in this context for a …

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Mediation and Grandparents

25 January, 2016 | Latest News

Grandparents are often a victim of Divorce just like Children. They often seem to be intrinsically   linked with the Ex whom has become the ogre, someone you don’t want anything to do with or anyone who could possibly be seen …

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Mediation The better Way : Top Judge indicates Justice system is unaffordable to most

24 January, 2016 | Latest News

Family Mediation has been around for Decades, however having practiced mediation for over 20 years I am still amazed at how low a profile this process has particularly when the process can generate huge benefits far greater than a court …

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Family Mediation : Resolving Conflict by Lisa Parkinson

11 January, 2016 | Latest News

‘I don’t want any mediation, thanks’  Many people say this, without knowing how mediation works or how it can help separating and divorcing couples to work out arrangements for themselves and their children, so that they can all settle down …

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Family Separation : Its Time to use a better Way : Family Mediation

10 January, 2016 | Latest News

174 Law Family Mediation Solutions supports Family Mediation Week 2016   Every year, thousands of families are torn apart by bitter court battles. Relationships between separating parents are irretrievably broken, and all too often their children are caught up in …

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Separating or Divorcing? Do you have children?

27 November, 2015 | Latest News

This week, begining 23 November 2015, is Dispute Resolution Week in the UK.   There are many ways in which to share an Orange. You may think this is a strange statement to make. However whilst two chefs may argue …

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Divorcees with pension earmarking orders need to take action

16 October, 2015 | Latest News

Are you Divorced? Do you have a Pension Earmarking Order ( also known as Attachment Order)? If you have answered yes to this question then consider seeking legal advice now in order to ensure you are protecting your interest in …

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Financial Proceedings in the Family Court : Dishonesty Doesn’t Pay : Part II

15 October, 2015 | Legal Updates

It will have been difficult to miss the recent significant press coverage relating to the Supreme court landmark judgment redefining the law  where one party to a marriage or civil partnership alleges that the other has failed to make full …

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Divorce : How to prepare for your Divorce

2 September, 2015 | Latest News

Separation is an emotional roller coaster ride even if it is your decision to end the relationship this will not have been at a whim. The concept of a relationship coming to an end is a life changing event on …

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Costs in Financial Proceedings on Divorce : Dishonesty doesn’t pay!

2 September, 2015 | Legal Updates

It is often assumed by the “wronged” party of a Divorce that the legal fees and court costs incurred to resolve their financial affairs will be met by their Ex who “put them in this position in the first place”. …

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Parental Conflict and the court : Re K v D 2015

8 July, 2015 | Legal Updates

Parental Conflict between separated parents and the impact this can have upon children is well documented within many arenas. The research paper Post separation parenting Arrangements undertaken by Jennifer McIntosh records “rigid arrangements often fuelled by acrimony and poor co …

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Facebook & Social Media : make or break a Divorce

7 July, 2015 | Latest News

Social media can be your worst enemy at the best of times, let alone mid-divorce. But you can also use it your advantage.o If you are about to start divorce proceedings or are already involved in a high-value divorce, consider …

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The cruelest divorce: You’ve heard about the men who dump a fortune to save on alimony. Now read this cautionary £2million tale…

7 July, 2015 | Legal Updates

This case outlines the limitations imposed upon enforcement of financial Court Orders even where there are capital resources to meet the same and the lengths one party will go to to avoid paying such a court ordered settlement. In this …

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174 Law A centre of Excellence for Legal Services

7 July, 2015 | Latest News

  174 Law have again had their quality legal services recognised by being shortlisted for the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2015 in the category of: Residential Conveyancing Law Firm of the Year – UK Family Law Firm of the Year- …

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Study finds family courts do not discriminate against Fathers

2 June, 2015 | Latest News

It is not unusual for a father when meeting with his lawyer for the first time to discuss his arrangements to see his children post separation to say that he knows that children always get to stay with their mother …

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174 Law Proud winners of Family Law Award 2015

16 May, 2015 | Latest News

Helen Pittard , David Hayhurst, Eileen ward and Graeme Roberts all attended the Liverpool law Society Law Awards on Friday 15th May at the Crowne plaza Hotel Liverpool with guests to include Tracy Winstanley of Heaney Watson and Jayne Smith …

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Liverpool Law Society Law Awards : Our Centre of Excellence being Recognised?

16 April, 2015 | Latest News

174 Law have been shortlisted for three awards with Liverpool Law Society being Niche Law firm, Dispute Resolution and Family Law. We understand from the law society that a record number of applications were made this year but what made …

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Centre of Excellence for Legal Services: 174 Law Shorlisted for 3 Liverpool Law Society Awards

15 April, 2015 | Latest News

174 Law are very proud to announce they have been shortlisted for 3 awards with Liverpool Law Society. The Aim of the awards is to recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Society’s member law firms who have shown excellence …

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Financial claims after divorce : is time of the essence : court allows wife to pursue a claim some 20 years after Divorce.

11 March, 2015 | Latest News

The judgment in Wyatt v Vince [2015] UKSC 14 was handed down today with the surprise result of success for the wife. This is now raising lots of questions as to whether the floodgates will open for lots of parties …

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Help: My Son is separating from his Wife and I cant see my Grandchildren. What can I do?

21 February, 2015 | Latest News

Up to one in three children lose touch with an absent parent within three years – normally the father –  and do not see that parent again. What is often forgotten is that these children also lose touch with their …

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Divorce Your Spouse – Not your Children’s Grandparents…

21 February, 2015 | Latest News

When parents divorce, each member of the family is affected in very unique and personal ways. The age of the child, their gender, their relationship with their siblings, how close they were to each parent and a myriad of other …

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Impact of second marriage upon Inheritance for children : How to secure your wishes. Prenup and Wills

23 January, 2015 | Latest News

According to the Marriage Foundation, around one in three second marriages ends in divorce? Invariably there are children from the first marriage who then have concerns as to the impact the second divorce will have upon their own interests in …

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Is there a difference between Marriage and Cohabitation?

13 January, 2015 | Latest News

Over 6 million couples in the UK cohabit. However it is only the minority of those millions who seek advice at the start of their cohabitation as to the impact this will have upon them in law not only upon …

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Survey finds that more than half of the UK believes that childcare should be shared equally between parents.

13 January, 2015 | Legal Updates

More than half of the UK believes that childcare should be shared equally between parents, a survey by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has found. The findings show a marked move away from the old attitude that the …

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New EU Personal Protection Laws come into force

12 January, 2015 | Legal Updates

An EU regulation providing for trans-EU recognition of orders protecting, in particular, the victims of domestic violence comes into force on the 11th January consolidating the recognition of the need for on going support for victims of domestic abuse which …

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Mediation and Legal Advice

4 January, 2015 | Latest News

In these tough economic times, many prospective clients are turning to mediation to negotiate their divorce settlements because of the potential cost savings. In mediation, parties meet with a private and impartial mediator to work out the details of their …

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Divorce : New Year Fresh start :New You

1 January, 2015 | Latest News

Divorce : Three Reasons Why January May Be the Best Time to File for Divorce Across the U.K., January typically sees the most new divorce filings of the calendar year, earning it the nickname, “Divorce Month.” There is an intuitive …

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Financial Settlement on Divorce

30 December, 2014 | Latest News

Expert Legal Advice on Financial Settlements When undertaking divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership reaching a good financial settlement is vital. All of our team have substantial experience in negotiating financial settlements. We aim to ensure that proceedings are …

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Significant Changes to The Intestacy Rules

4 October, 2014 | Latest News

On the 1st October 2014, the Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014 came into force making significant changes to the law governing the Intestacy provisions (dying without a Will.) At present, if an individual passes away without leaving a will, …

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Parental Conflict Alienates, Hurts and Changes Children of Divorce Long-Term

1 October, 2014 | Latest News

Impact of Parental Conflict on Children by Rosalind Sedacca In a newsletter from Dr. Mark Goulston I read that: “A majority of teenagers, when asked if they had the choice between their parents being nicer to them or more loving …

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Divorce and Children : How to parent with all your heart when you don’t couple anymore.

29 September, 2014 | Legal Updates

The Transformation of Parenting in Marriage and Divorce The Voice of a Father Parenting, the act of having kids, changes everything. And I’ve noticed two types of parents. The parents who are prepared to have their lives transformed and welcome …

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Divorcing with Children : Top 5 things to consider

25 September, 2014 | Latest News

In a divorce, both parties have many decisions to make. Whether it’s through mediation or a collaborative approach to divorce, these items are important to keep in mind: 1. Asset and liability division How will assets be divided? How much is …

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Re S ( A child) ( Childs Objection) : Role of a 15years old child

25 September, 2014 | Legal Updates

*Re S (A child)(Child’s Objections) [2014] EWHC 2938 (Fam)   Hearing Date 4 September 2014 Question: what weight will a court give to rather wishes and feelings of  a 15 year old child?   Facts Minor – Removal outside jurisdiction. S, …

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Kids in the middle website now live!

16 September, 2014 | Latest News

Help for young people when families split I am delighted to announce that the new website for children Kids in the Middle is now launched at www.KidsintheMiddle.org.uk, with peer mentoring and counselling services provided in partnership with mindfull.org. About us …

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Mediation Information Assessment Meetings : What are they?

14 September, 2014 | Latest News

  Mediation Information Assessment Meetings Why do I have to go to a mediation information meeting? If you are in dispute with your ex, or are having difficulties settling your separation, you may be thinking about court proceedings. But before an …

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Children and Divorce

3 September, 2014 | Latest News

Helping Kids Cope with Separation and Divorce For children, divorce can be stressful, sad, and confusing. At any age, kids may feel uncertain or angry at the prospect of mom and dad splitting up. As a parent, you can make …

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Free Family Mediation Sessions: new government Incentive

21 August, 2014 | Latest News

Separating families where one party would qualify for legal aid can now attend one session of Mediation for free. Family Justice Minister Simon Hughes announced Couples should avoid confrontational courtroom battles and use mediation as more free sessions will be funded …

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Separating Parents : Helping your 6-8 year old through the maze of Divorce

30 July, 2014 | Latest News

Six to eight-year-olds are in the stage of self-discovery.   Despite all of their own accomplishments and feats, kids this age base much of their own self-image on how they and others perceive their parents.  A child of this age desperately …

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When should you look to introduce your new partner to your children

21 July, 2014 | Latest News

8 Reasons Not To Introduce Your New Love To Your Kids…Yet! By Terry Gaspard, Featured Journalist – May 01, 2014   Dating after divorce can be exciting but confusing when you have children. You may wonder: When is it a good time …

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Children of Divorce : The voice of the child

19 June, 2014 | Latest News

Children very rarely have a voice in the restructuring of their family when their parents separate. Parents always worry about their children and want to protect them but often make assumptions about how the child may be thinking or feeling …

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Ladies Night : Twisted Knicker Party to raise Money for Charity

12 June, 2014 | Latest News

  Calling all Ladies looking for a night of guaranteed fun and laughter whilst raising money for our charity Kids in the Middle http://kidsinthemiddle.org.uk/. With almost 1 in 2 children now living with separated parents our children need to know …

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Children’s Arrangements : I want 50:50

20 May, 2014 | Latest News

Children Arrangements on Divorce or separation are always emotive subjects. However a statement of 50:50 shared arrangements often results in explosive reactions. Lawyers in family law are used to hearing this refrain. Parents however are not! It almost exclusively comes …

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Finances on Divorce: When is a final order final?

19 May, 2014 | Legal Updates

Financial order made within Divorce after final hearing but before Decree Nisi. Does the court have jurisdiction? JP v NP [2014] EWHC 1101 (Fam)   Appeal by wife against an order which set aside, for want of jurisdiction, an order …

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Online Mediation: Working with you to resolve your Divorce and Separation

26 April, 2014 | Latest News

On line Family Mediation: helping you to resolve your family disputes arising out of your Divorce or Separation to include your children Arrangements or financial affairs without having to leave your own home or work. It has been well documented …

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Kids in the middle : Be part of a fantastic Project

22 April, 2014 | Latest News

Kids in the middle : Help Today there are lots of articles about the substantive changes to Family Law the Unified Family Courts and Mediation. All with the main objective of keeping children at the forefront of all parents minds …

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Mediation : Separating Together

22 April, 2014 | Latest News

  Family Mediation is today being hailed as the way forward to resolving all forms of family disputes be it Children Arrangements , Divorce, Separation or Financial distribution of joint resources. However Mediation has been around since the late 1980’s …

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Children and Divorce : What do Kids really think?

21 April, 2014 | Latest News

12 Things Kids Think About Divorce But Are Too Afraid To Say Divorce can really suck. Two people, at one time so in love they committed to spend the rest of their lives together, find themselves communicating through lawyers and …

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Children Arrangements Programme : changes to the courts approach

12 March, 2014 | Legal Updates

The landscape of private law children disputes is imminently set to change. Changes in legal aid have resulted in a significant increase in the number of litigants in person appearing before the court and a significant reduction in referrals to mediation. …

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Children arrangements : rights of Sperm donor to see the child

26 February, 2014 | Legal Updates

CONTACT: RE SAB [2014] EWHC 384 (FAM) BY SAMANTHA BANGHAM, LAW REPORTER – 25 FEBRUARY 2014 (Family Division, Holman J, 23 January 2014) Contact – Lesbian mothers – Sperm donation – Intention of arrangement The 20-month-old child lived with his …

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Moving Home? Let us take the stress our of your move……..

25 February, 2014 | NHS

​Buying a house. Its just like buying a car isn’t it? Wrong….!!!! ​You would not appoint a cosmetic surgeon to conduct a knee replacement operation. Whilst the result may be a well endowed knee enjoying the occasional furtive glance the appointment would …

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Court Hearings : What to expect at a final hearing

9 February, 2014 | Latest News

Contact with Children : where do children live : Residence : Custody & Access are all words used by those parents who are asking the court to make a decision in respect of their children where they are unable to …

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Divorce and Dispute Resolution : Mediation and Arbitration

3 February, 2014 | Latest News

Family law and family Dispute Resolution is like its clients going through a rapid period of transition. Mediation has been around for a long time as an established form of dispute resolution for those who are divorcing or separating and …

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Divorce and the family Business. Setting up in competition.

3 February, 2014 | Legal Updates

Divorce will always impact upon the dynamics of a family business. However what remedies are there available to one spouse where the other attempts to set up in competition. The following case explored this point and allowed an injunction to …

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Diversity Data : Check out our Published results

20 January, 2014 | Latest News

  DIVERSITY DATA Solicitors’ firms are now required to carry out an annual diversity survey for their firm, submit the responses to the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and publish the data.  Completion by personnel of the survey is not compulsory, and …

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Child Custody / Access : Residence / Contact . Time for Change. Government to look to introduce the Child Arrangement Programme

7 January, 2014 | Legal Updates

The Private Law Working Group, which was set up by the President of the Family Division in August 2013 under the chairmanship of Mr Justice Cobb, has now reported. Its Report recommends the replacement of the Private Law Programme with …

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Children Financial Proceedings : Failure to Disclose : Father committed to prison

7 January, 2014 | Legal Updates

A father in proceedings brought by the mother of their two children involving an application for the financial support of the children has been committed for contempt for failure to comply with an order to serve a Form E. In …

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Divorce : New Year Fresh start :New You

1 January, 2014 | Latest News

Divorce : Three Reasons Why January May Be the Best Time to File for Divorce Across the U.K., January typically sees the most new divorce filings of the calendar year, earning it the nickname, “Divorce Month.” There is an intuitive …

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Spousal Maintenance: remedies for non payment : Means to pay.

3 December, 2013 | Legal Updates

Constantinides v Constantinides [2013] EWHC 3688 (Fam) Enforcement proceedings for non-compliance with a maintenance order in which the Court examines the test for determining whether the non-paying party has means to pay   The husband had been ordered to pay …

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Family Mediation endorsed by Family Justice Minister

3 December, 2013 | Latest News

Family Justice Minister signs the Resolution mediation pledge Signing marks the beginning of Family Dispute Resolution Week Family Justice Minister Lord McNally marked the beginning of Family Dispute Resolution Week by signing a new pledge created by Resolution. The Resolution pledge states: …

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New Child Maintenance Service opens to all new applicants

3 December, 2013 | Latest News

Roll-out of Service now complete The new Child Maintenance Service has opened to all new applicants. The government have set up a website “Child Maintenance Options” which provides extensive information relating to child maintenance and includes a very helpful Child …

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Children Act Proceedings: Why its important to get the process right

3 December, 2013 | Legal Updates

Need for procedures which assist litigants in person: Ryder LJ Court of Appeal gives important guidance on children ‘without notice’ applications In C (A Child) & Anor v KH [2013] EWCA Civ 1412, Ryder LJ has said that “the case presents a …

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Family and Divorce Specialists celebrate start of Dispute Resolution week in Chester

26 November, 2013 | Latest News

Our family team consisting of Mediators, collaborate lawyers and expert Family solicitors attended the start of Dispute Resolution week with a breakfast reception at 1539 Restaurant Chester. The sun was shining over the race course which obviously encouraged numbers to …

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Family Law Specialists asked to work with the court on standardisation of Court Orders in light of unified court

26 November, 2013 | Latest News

Draft standard family orders distributed for comment First batch, including financial remedy orders, released The President of the Family Division has distributed for discussion and comment the first batch of proposed standard for orders produced by Mr Justice Mostyn’s working …

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Court and Legal fees : Whose responsibility is it to keep them Proportionate?

26 November, 2013 | Legal Updates

Michelle Young has today been awarded a £20m lump sum at the conclusion of seven years of litigation against her former husband, the businessman Scot Young. Her legal fees amounted to £6.5 million. The judge indicated it is unlikely Mrs …

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Children Matters : Will a court send non Cooperative Parties to Prison?

18 November, 2013 | Legal Updates

Brown v Davies ([2013] EWHC 3523 (Fam) Sentencing judgment in respect of committal for contempt of three members of family of a woman, who had removed her daughter from the jurisdiction, for their failure to divulge the whereabouts of the …

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New national standards for expert evidence in family courts

14 November, 2013 | Latest News

The Ministry of Justice has announced the introduction of new national standards which, it says, will raise the quality of expert evidence in family courts and end unnecessary delays to be implemented for April 2014. Justice Minister Lord McNally, speaking …

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Family Law : Has Prest really given Family courts the jurisdiction to pierce the Corporate Veil and enable company assets in divorce to be transferred to a spouse

14 November, 2013 | Latest News

Family Law : Has Prest really given Family courts the jurisdiction to pierce the Corporate Veil and enable company assets in divorce to be transferred to a spouse.  Prest had been reported to have enabled the courts to legitimately order …

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Child Maintenance Changes for All new Applicants

14 November, 2013 | Latest News

Hot off the press.  The CSA is about to close the door to new applicants so all will have to go to the NEW Child Maintenance service.  It will probably happen at the end of this month and predicted to commence …

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Father committed for contempt for breach of order to file Form E

12 November, 2013 | Legal Updates

A father in proceedings brought by the mother of their two children involving an application for the financial support of the children has been committed for contempt for failure to comply with an order to serve a Form E. In …

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Divorce – Time for Change

25 September, 2013 | Latest News

Divorce has now been experienced directly or indirectly in most households. The majority experience of the process is a negative one despite the outcome being the desired goal. It is the governments intentions to try and turn this around through …

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Family Mediation Solutions- Helping families to separate together

17 September, 2013 | Latest News

What is Family Mediation Mediation is a common sense approach to resolving your family disputes yourselves as opposed to the traditional route of separate legal representation. This can thereafter often negate the need to go to court. Mediation gives you …

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Legal Aid In family matters

12 September, 2013 | Latest News

It is now well documented that legal Aid is no longer available for family matters. However this is not technically incorrect. Legal Aid is still available provided you meet the criteria for eligbility. This has always been the case. It …

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Divorce Online Instructions made Easy

6 September, 2013 | Latest News

174 Law have created their own easy to use form to provide instructions on line for a divorce / Civil Partnership Dissolution. The intention behind the form is to enable you to provide instructions at any time of day and …

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174 Law launch it’s new Parenting Plan for Separating families

3 July, 2013 | Latest News

The success of any post separation parenting relationship more than ever relies on the individuals involved being mature enough to work together – not for themselves, or for their own agendas but simply for the love, well being and best …

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Matrimonial Solicitor in Wallasey

21 February, 2013 | Matrimonial Solicitor

At 174 Law, we have a Matrimonial Solicitor in Wallasey that covers all aspects of this law. Matrimonial Law can also be referred to as Family Law. Our Matrimonial Solicitors in Wallasey covers a range of matters including; Divorce Money …

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Matrimonial matters & families to be hit by Public Funding Cuts

19 February, 2013 | Latest News

Is there life after Legal Aid? As from 1st April 2013 public funding or Legal Aid will not be available for Matrimonial matters, financial matters and private law children cases such as residence and contact applications. In an effort to …

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Our Property Solicitor reveals the good news for first time buyers

12 February, 2013 | Latest News

174 Law’s Property Solicitor is delighted to reveal some good news for first time buyers and home buyers in general! In 2013, thousands of people should find it easier to obtain a mortgage and to buy a home due to …

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Lump sum orders payable by instalments. Can they be varied?

31 January, 2013 | Legal Updates

Hamilton v Hamilton [2013] EWCA Civ 13 Appeal by the husband against the variation of an order made by consent, which had been held to be an order for the payment of a lump sum in instalments. Appeal dismissed. On …

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New rules on instructing experts in family courts

31 January, 2013 | Legal Updates

31 January 2013 The Judicial Office has announced new rules on instructing experts in family courts, which aim to reduce the number of expert witnesses who have to give evidence. The new rules and practice direction, which come into force …

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Legal Aid being Abolished for Divorce Children and Financial Claims

31 January, 2013 | Latest News

The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, will introduce a number of changes which will come into effect from 1st April 2013. Those changes include removing the right to Public Funding to pursue  Divorce, Separation Children matters such as …

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174 Law pass Lexcel and IIP Reaccreditation again

31 January, 2013 | Latest News

174 Law undertook a full Lexcel and IIP audit on 30th January having instructed Independent assessors to review our Quality Assurance Standard and Investment in our Team and passed with glowing reports.

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We’ve launched our new website!

16 August, 2012 | Latest News

Following on from our company ethos the new 174 Law website is the latest piece of the puzzle to go through a complete makeover. We’ve focused our energy on carefully selecting a local creative web design team to help us …

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Client awarded £3.2 Million in assault claim

13 July, 2012 | Latest News

In July 2012 174 Law successfully secured an award of £3.2 million pounds for a client injured in an assault when she was a young baby. The award from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority included awards for pain and suffering …

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Graeme Roberts joins 174 Law

1 July, 2012 | Latest News

We are pleased to announce that on the 1st July 2012 Graeme Roberts of Wirral Family Law & Mediation Service has joined 174 Law and will continue to offer mediation and family law services under the 174 Law banner through …

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We represent a concentration of resource in one

21 May, 2012 | Latest News

174 Law Solicitors are a modern and progressive firm of solicitors committed to the concept of one location, one ‘centre of excellence’. We represent a concentration of resource in one office hosting the provision of a quality legal service – …

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Warning – Property Fraud is on the Increase

26 April, 2012 | Legal Updates

In recent years there has been a sharp rise in theft of property title and property fraud [including properties bought for let]. For example a  Land Registry worker has recently been jailed for assisting property fraudsters to make millions of …

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