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How to Safeguard Your Children’s Well-Being During Your Divorce

Getting divorced or ending a civil partnership is never easy, but it can be particularly hard on children. Anne Thistlethwaite from AMD solicitors looks at some of the steps you can take to minimise the impact of your relationship’s end on your kids.
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What does the Introduction of the New Employment Tribunal Laws 2014 mean for my Business?

The introduction of new Employment Tribunal Laws in April 2014 changes the way businesses deal with employee issues within the workplace. Christopher Brown from AMD Solicitors discusses the changes and what they mean for employers seeking to resolve a dispute.
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Introduction of the New Employment Tribunal Laws

April 2014 saw new laws being introduced concerning Employment Tribunal Procedures. Christopher Brown from AMD Solicitors discusses the changes and what they mean for employers and employees and other workers wishing to resolve a dispute.
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Is it worth getting a prenup?

Prenuptial agreements are pretty common in countries like the USA, Germany and France. However, until recently, they were relatively rare in the UK. Some see them as cynical and unromantic – as if saying divorce is inevitable – others consider them a declaration that they’re marrying only for love.
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Do I need to Trademark my Company Name?

When starting out it can seem like a large expense to Trademark your company name or company logo but it’s something you should be doing if you want to protect your brand and invest in the future of the business. As a business grows, it may look to set up a franchise network, become a multi-site business or sell the business.
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How and Why You Should Keep Your Finances Out of the Family Courts

Getting divorced can be very costly, as well as stressful and emotionally traumatic. Legal costs can seriously impact the amount of money left to divide between the two parties and the whole process can worsen your relationship.
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How do the changes in the Distance Selling Regulations affect your business?

The latest changes to the Distance Selling Regulations in the UK came into force in June 2014. These changes mean online businesses will have to reconsider their terms and conditions as they may need to make changes to the content of their websites and their terms of business.
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My Partner Died Without a Will, Am I Entitled to Their Estate?

If you are not married you do not automatically inherit your partner’s Estate if they die without having made a Will. However, if you have lived with your partner for two years or more and can show you were wholly or partially financially dependent on them, you can expect reasonable financial provision from their Estate for your maintenance.
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Contesting a Will – Do I have a Case?

If you have been written out of a will or do not feel you have been fairly represented and suspect some wrong doing, you may be able to contest the legal validity of the will. In addition to fraud and forgery there are two circumstances that can lead to a will being invalid: where there was undue influence by a third party on the person who made the will, or that person was lacking in testamentary capacity at the time of making their will - for example if they lacked mental capacity due to illness.