Family and Matrimonial

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Good Divorce Week 2022

Posted: 23 November

We are supporting Good Divorce Week, an annual campaign by Resolution to promote a child-focused and amicable approach to divorce and separation. Who are Resolution? Resolution are an organisation of family lawyers and other professionals committed to a proactive...

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Financial Remedy Orders – do you need one?

Posted: 27 October

With divorce applications now being completed online, the quick and easy process has led some to forget about a crucial aspect of separation. What is a Financial Remedy Order? A Financial Remedy Order sets out how the finances within...

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Non-Molestation Orders – what has changed?

Posted: 17 October

Non-Molestation Orders – what has changed? The process of obtaining a Non-Molestation Order has changed in Chelmsford and Southend. The Family Courts are returning to the pre-covid method whereby without notice applications are made in person. What is a...

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The Trust Registration Service (TRS) & it’s deadline 1 September 2022.

Posted: 29 August

What is it? The UK Trust Registration Service (‘TRS’) is a register of the beneficial ownership of trusts. The service, first introduced in 2017, is aimed at tackling money laundering, serious crime and terrorist financing.  The 2017 TRS only...

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To Bar or Not to Bar… Changes to the Children’s Act s.91(14)

Posted: 23 August

“Barring Orders” Barring Orders can be made by the Family Court, within Children Act Proceedings, in order to stop applications being brought to Court in the future. Bringing further applications requires permission of the court during the life of...

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The most significant change in the divorce law since 1973

Posted: 06 July

April 6th 2022 saw the long-awaited introduction of a ‘no-fault’ divorce, dispensing with the use of the five known facts, establishing irretrievable breakdown, and removing the ability to make allegations about your spouse’s conduct. For the first time it...

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Child Protection Plans and the Public Law Outline Process

Posted: 15 September

I read article this weekend on BBC news about a parent who had her 10th child and was involved with Social Services. The first 9 children were removed from her care as she struggled to cope after a number...

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Supporting Key Workers and the Community

Posted: 20 April

THB Solicitors are proud to support our key workers and the community through this difficult time.   We are currently offering all key workers a 20% discount off of the cost of our Will, Lasting Power of Attorney and...

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CAOs and Coronavirus

Posted: 31 March

As a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic many parents are faced with the difficult decision of children spending time with their non-resident parent. A regular agreement may be the norm, or your arrangements may be set out in a...

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Ongoing Coronavirus Update – 31st March 2020

Posted: 31 March

Taylor Haldane Barlex are complying with social distancing rules and at present we are unable to facilitate visits to our offices. All Fee Earners in all Departments can offer one-to-one and group Meetings either face-to-face (circumstances permitting), via Video...

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What will the Housing Market look like for buyers in 2023?

2022 was a turbulent year for the property market, with house prices rising then...

- 26 January 2023

A guide to making a Will

A Will is the only way to ensure that your property and loved ones...

- 24 January 2023

Home Office Review into Police Officer Dismissals – What does this mean?

In the last thirty years or so the Police (Conduct) Regulations have changed immeasurably. ...

- 20 January 2023