January is peak time for divorce

In the New Year more and more couples now enter divorce proceedings in the post-Christmas period. In fact the first Monday in January is now commonly known as D-day – “divorce day.

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Lees announce Brainwave as Charity of the Year

Lees Solicitors are delighted to announce that the children’s charity Brainwave is our Charity of the Year for 2016.

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Family Dispute Resolution Week 2015

This week Resolution have launched Family Dispute Resolution Week 2015. Their theme for this year is “Putting Children First” when it comes to Divorce and Separation.

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Latest figures from HMRC reveal inheritance tax bills are rising

Official figures released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for the period 2008 to 2013 have shown that families have been hit by the biggest rise in inheritance taxes for five years.

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Research reveals that 58% of adults do not have a will

According to research carried out in 2014 by the Law Society, thousands of people die each year without having made a will.

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Lees support Clatterbridge Cancer Charity’s free wills month

Lees Solicitors will once again be supporting The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity with their ‘write a will month’ campaign.

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Landmark divorce settlement in Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court made landmark judgements on two divorce cases in favour of the wives.

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Helping you take the next step

An American man has recently taken to social media to ask for assistance with his pregnant wife and his failing marriage.

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They’ve had an affair! What do I do now?

Unfortunately it is not uncommon for people to come to us and tell us that their spouse has had an affair. But then the question is often, “where do I go from here?”

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What are my rights as a "Common Law” partner?

A recent survey regarding British Social Attitudes suggested that 51% of the general population and 53% of people who live together as cohabitants believe that “common law marriage” still exists.

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