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Who get the house in a divorce

Who gets the House in a Divorce ? Adel Jibs Explains

The family home is often the most valuable asset within the marriage. In a Divorce, many legal and emotive attributes contribute toward the property split. This element includes the financial needs and the involvement of children. In divorce proceedings, all assets would be divided out between the divorcee, including the matrimonial home even if it …

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Family Court Fees

Family Court Fees

The introduction of Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2021 has now increased certain court fees for the first time since 2016. The court fees are increasing due to inflation. The following increases will have effect: – The fee for filing a petition for a divorce, a nullity or civil partnership dissolution will increase from £550 …

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Contest Will

You want to challenge a Will but don’t know where to start?

Disputing a Will can also be referred to as ‘contentious probate’ and it is a dispute relating to the distribution of a person’s estate when they pass away. There are several reasons why people decide to challenge a Will after the testator is dead. You may feel that you deserve more. You may feel you …

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Christmas is the time for sharing

The 3C’s for parenting and sharing care over Christmas

Christmas is the time for sharing! 1. Co-operation Even with an organised plan, unforeseen circumstances do occur. In this regard, we encourage you to work together to get an amicable settlement. At Adel Jibs, we understand that last-minute changes often occur and upset the balance of your Christmas and New Year festivity and as a …

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Procter v Procter

Exclusive Possession: The paradox resolved in the Proctor case.

Procter -v-Procter [2021] EWCA Civ 167 The Court of Appeal determined in the above case that a tenancy at will protected by Agricultural Holding Act 1986 existed.  In this case, various members of the proctor family owned a large estate in Yorkshire, which was held as a partnership.  The freehold title of the property had been …

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Dealing with dementia – We are here to Help!

What is dementia? Dementia is a general term for over 100 different diseases, including Alzheimer’s. It describes the symptoms of several diseases and conditions which cause the progressive decline of the brain. One type of dementia is the most common. Symptoms associated with dementia: Thinking speed lowered Difficulty in making Judgement Mood and emotions Memory …

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Guide for Landlords – Questions About Tenant Evictions Answered.

Guide for Landlords – Questions About Tenant Evictions Answered.At our firm, we know landlords have enough to deal with when it comes to the home that they own that is why we can provide you with our tenant eviction service.  Our team has prepared a short guide to answer some of your questions. Should you require …

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Changes to notice periods in England from 1 October 2021 – Section 21

UPDATE–30TH September 2021 The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021 coming into force on 1 October 2021 means that notice periods will now revert to pre-covid time. What does this mean?  This means that the notice period for section 21 notice will revert to 2 months’ notice and …

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