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Ellis Hass & Co Solicitors Blog

14
Oct

Prenuptial agreements & postnuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements are becoming more and more prevalent since new proposals being introduced by the Law Commission, the intention of the proposed legislation is to reduce the costs associated with strongly contested and acrimonious Court battles between divorcing couples, and in an effort to provide certainty to parties entering into marriage. We

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13
Aug

Civil partnership separation, so what happens with the children ?

Civil partnership separation, so what happens with the children? It is a very concerning time for everyone involved when a Civil Partnership breaks down. Usually there are two main concerns for anyone involved in such a difficult time – what happens to the children and where do you stand financially? Understandably and rightly, concern for

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1
Aug

Civil Partnerships, why choose one over marriage or cohabitation?

In June 2018, following a landmark decision by the Courts, it was announced that, soon, heterosexual couples will be able to legally enter into a Civil Partnerships if they prefer that over a marriage. At the moment, until this law is implemented, only same-sex couples can enter into a Civil Partnership. This change, which is

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29
Jul

Compensation win against Solihull barbers

Our recent compensation win against Solihull barbers, Kings Barbers Club highlights that despite almost ruining our clients wedding day and potentially the couples wedding photos many establishments often contest cases against them despite overwhelming evidence On the 17th June 2016 the day before his wedding, Mr M went into a local Solihull barbers shop for

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24
Jul

What is a collaborative divorce?

What is a collaborative divorce? Collaborative divorce or collaborative separation can be a way to satisfy the needs of all parties effectively and quicker in a lot of situations. One of the first things most people will worry about when it comes to divorce is, what will happen to their finances? This is completely normal

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12
Jul

What is a lasting power of attorney?

What is a lasting power of attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney enables you to choose who you want to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf either now or in the future should you become unable to make them yourself. Have you ever thought what would happen if you became

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11
Jul

Ellis Hass Overturn Pensions Ombudsman Decision For Former Police Officers

Former Police Officers Overturn Pensions Ombudsman Decision in the High Court for Today marks another Ellis Hass & Co victory after successfully overturning a pensions ombudsman decision in the High Court for pension misstatements. Mr Justice Morgan delivered an important judgement in the Chancery Division today, Corsham and Others v Police and Crime Commissioner for

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28
Jun

What is a personal injury claim?

What is a Personal Injury Claim? If you sustain a personal injury in an accident due to the fault of some other person, third party or company then you may well be entitled to personal injury compensation from the negligent person/company’s insurers. This claim can help to cover the money that you have spent in

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14
Jun

Injury claim after a country walk

Nobody sets out to get involved in an injury claim because, let’s face it, nobody wants the pain and inconvenience of injuring themselves nor do they want to be going through the process of a legal claim.  However sometimes it’s unavoidable.  If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of suffering an accident and it’s

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