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The New Stamp Duty Consultation 2016

            As from 1 April 2016 the Government are increasing Stamp Duty Land Tax for homeowners who intend to purchase more than one property. So what does this mean for you? The increased rate of stamp duty will apply on property...

Thinking of moving abroad with your child?

            If you are considering going abroad to live with a child but you are separated or divorced from the other parent with Parental Responsibility, then unless you have a Child Arrangement Order (Residence Order) allowing you to...

Grandparents and grandchildrens contact

            The Grandparent’s Association have recently reported that up to 1 million grandchildren are denied contact with their grandparents. They also reported that the Association received more than 8,000 calls in 2014 after many lost...

What is mediation all about and why should I attend?

                There is still a lot of uncertainty about mediation and what it is all about. At AWD Law we always discuss mediation with our family law clients but we are often faced with common misconceptions and questions...

The Silver Separator and the 35 year itch…

              There has been much publicity of late in relation to older couples over the age of 50 divorcing.  Older couples, who have been referred to as ‘silver separators’ are no longer feeling the pressure from friends or family...

Pre-Nuptial Agreements and the Law Commissioners Report

            Recently there has been much talk within the legal world about the Law Commissioner’s report, dated 26th February 2014 on the Matrimonial Property Needs and Agreement which includes a draft bill suggesting ways in which...

Why go to court when you can go to mediation?

                  At AWD Law we have two family Mediator’s, Oi-Yuyn Wong.   Both Amanda and Oi-Yuyn trained to be Mediators with a nationwide organisation called Resolution. Resolution is an organisation of family lawyers...

How the Child Maintenance Service calculates child maintenance

                We are all probably confused over child maintenance, the new formula or even exactly what they are now called. From the Child Support Agency (CSA) to the Child Maintenance Enforcement Commission (CMEC) to Child...


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