Pensions on divorce – do I need a report?
Pensions are a common issue that can come up when trying to resolve matrimonial finances on divorce. Often people want to split their pensions equally or they want to offset one spouse’s claim on the other’s pension by giving them a higher share of a different matrimonial asset such as savings or equity in a property.
What happens if someone dies without a Will?
My partner has died without a Will. We were due to get married later in the year. Am I entitled to receive anything from his estate?
When someone dies without a Will, their estate will pass in accordance with the rules of intestacy which may not be what they would have wanted. Unfortunately, the rules of insectary do not provide for a partner unless you were married and therefore you will not inherit any of your partner’s assets. This includes your partner’s personal possessions.
Parental Responsibility for Fathers and Re-registration of a Child’s Birth
What is Parental Responsibility?
S3(1) Children Act 1989 defines Parental Responsibility as:
“All the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property”.