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Spousal maintenance - to pay or not to pay?

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Spousal maintenance is a difficult topic for any divorcing couple and there are a number of factors that the courts will take into consideration when deciding whether to grant spousal maintenance payments. The recent case of Waggot v Waggot (2018), which...

The worries of being in a cohabiting relationship

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The concept of a ‘common law marriage’ has long been assumed to exist by the population at large, being that unmarried partners inherit various rights and obligations towards one another by virtue of their cohabiting relationship. In fact, recent...

No Stellar Contribution Here

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The High Court has recently ordered a husband to pay his ex-wife the sum of £453m as he failed to provide any valid reason to justify why the matrimonial assets should be divided other than equally. The parties married in 1993 and the marriage broke...

A Night To Remember!

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A team of Dawson Hart ladies took part in the Chestnut Tree Night to Remember on Saturday 14 May. This involved a 4 or 10 mile walk along Eastbourne Seafront starting at midnight. The night began at 11pm when we assembled at the Sovereign Centre and took...

Eastbourne Half Marathon

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Yesterday, I took part in the Eastbourne Half Marathon for the first time, raising money for Rockinghorse children’s charity. With approximately 2,000 competitors and great crowd support, the atmosphere was electric. The event was extremely well...