Category Archive: Family

Dealing with Social Breakdown – Family Judges Are at the Sharp End

Family judges deal on a daily basis with the consequences of social breakdown and, in every case in which children are involved, their welfare is the primary concern. That was certainly so in one case in which the High Court ruled on the future of a two-year-old boy whose father was aged just 14 when…

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Pre-nups – how do they stand up in UK courts?

Pre-nups – how do they stand up in UK courts? For many years, pre-nups were considered the preserve of the rich and famous – usually in America. But seven years ago, a landmark case suggested they’d finally be taken seriously by UK courts. In what’s known as the Radmacher case, judges ruled that while financial…

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Care Proceedings Solicitors

If social services contacts you with concerns about your children or to initiate care proceedings, or if your children have been taken into care already, we can help. Our team includes a number of solicitors specialising in dealing with social services and care proceedings, including Gemma Candlish a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel….

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Adoption

This is a specialist area of Law. We have 2 Solicitors who specialise in this area, and can advise you through the process. Both Solicitors are members of the Law Society Children Panel. You may be considering a step parent adoption, or a family adoption. You may be a foster carer who wants advice about adopting…

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A closer look at shared parental leave

April 1st 2015 promises to be a big day for businesses across the UK, as changes in employment law will bring more choice for new parents regarding how much time they spend off work following the birth of a child. From December, employers were told to start offering extended paternity leave for fathers to be,…

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Change of Name Deed

If you decide to change your name, Tayntons can help you to do this. You can change your name at any time and for any reason provided it is not to deceive or defraud or for criminal benefit. Authorities such as HM Passport Office, DVLA and your bank will require evidence of your change of…

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Fixed Fee Dissolution of Civil Partnership

The breakdown of a civil partnership is extremely difficult for everyone involved. It can be a disruptive and unsettling time and one where you will need as much support and guidance as possible. You may not only be worried about what the future holds for you and your family but what it may cost to…

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Fixed Fee Divorce

The breakdown of a marriage is extremely difficult for everyone involved. It can be a disruptive and unsettling time. One where you will need as much support and guidance as possible. You may be worried about what the future holds for you and your family but also what it may cost to sort things out…

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Prenuptial agreements

Forward planning None of us can predict the future and life can be extremely complicated at times. Marriage and civil partnerships are a big commitment and things often don’t go the way we plan them, despite our best efforts. Having safeguards in place can often help to ease the burden and protect our future. It…

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Tayntons offer new fixed fee divorce package

For the first time in their 150 year history, Tayntons, the Gloucester solicitors are now offering a fixed fee divorce package to help those struggling after legal aid changes. Although UK divorce rates have dipped slightly in the last few years there are still around 120,000 couples divorcing every year in England and Wales, said…

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