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19 07, 2016

But I’m his common law wife!

This is a phrase that we family lawyers hear on a regular basis. It surprises us how many people believe that common law marriage is a genuine legal principle. There is in fact, no [...]

12 05, 2016

But I contributed more!

It is easy to understand that when a relationship comes to an end, the financial input of the other spouse may become a significant focus in the divorce. However, in the majority of divorces, [...]

9 05, 2016

Fundraising with Will Aid 2015

We have successfully raised £8,140 for charity by taking part in the Will Aid scheme where we have prepared Wills for clients and asked them only to consider making a donation to charity. Anna Rzemieniecka [...]

5 05, 2016

Consent Orders

Many people are not aware that although concluding a divorce may formally end a marriage, it does not bring financial claims between spouses to an end. Often divorced or separated couples will have agreed [...]

4 05, 2016

What is equity release?

Equity Release is a way of unlocking Capital (a lump sum) from homes owned by people and enabling them to enjoy their retirement in a way that they would otherwise be unable to do [...]

28 07, 2015

Will Aid 2015

This November Cartmell & Co is once again participating in the successful "Will Aid" Campaign. The Scheme backed by BBC Radio and a host of national advertising has been an unmitigated success. Families who signed [...]

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