Government announces court fees for a divorce will rise

The government has announced that Court fees for a divorce will go up by a third, which will see the price issuing a divorce rise from £410 to £550 in England and Wales.

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Are prenuptial agreements good for marriage?

Since 2011, the number of marriages recorded in the UK has been steadily increasing following a period of decline.

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Make a Will month raises over £2,800 for St John’s Hospice

Our Wills, Trusts and Estates department at Lees Solicitors participated in St John’s Hospice ‘Make a Will Month’ during the month of April.

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Jane MacGregor invited to join Panel of Deputies

We are delighted to confirm that Jane MacGregor, Partner and Head of Lees Solicitors Court of Protection Team has been invited to join the Office of the Public Guardian’s new panel of deputies.

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Fond farewell to Mike Read, Partner at Lees Solicitors

Lees Solicitors says a fond farewell to Partner, Mike Read…

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Ex-wife could win bid for settlement 20 years after divorce

In a landmark case, a woman has won a bid…

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Is it time for ex-spouses to start earning their own living?

A case has signalled the end of ex-spouses relying…

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Lees Solicitors Family team welcome back Sarah Fox

Lees Solicitors are delighted to welcome Sarah Fox back to the Family team at our Heswall office. Sarah has now returned to Lees Solicitors after maternity leave.

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Divorce enquiries surge in January

Family law solicitors are seeing a surge in divorce enquiries during the month of January, with the greatest increase taking place on the first Monday of the month, known as ‘divorce day’.

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Biggest divorce in history takes place

A couple have separated following a divorce case with assets said to be worth about £1bn.

Wife, Jamie Cooper-Hohn has been awarded a third of his wealth in a settlement which is thought to be the biggest in a British court. She was married to Sir Chris Hohn, for 17 years, they have four children.

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