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  • Increase in Surrogacy for Childless Couples

    13 October 2017

    Whilst there are no accurate figures as to the number of children born through surrogacy, due largely to the ad hoc nature of the majority of the agreements, is it clear that surrogacy is on the rise, due in part to the legalisation of same sex marriage and also to increasing awareness of other options for childless couples.…

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  • Cohabiting Couples and Cohabitation Agreements

    06 October 2017

    In 2016, there were 18.9m families in the UK. Of those, 12.7m were married or civil partners. Cohabiting couples (unmarried) was that fastest growing family type between 1996 and 2016, more than doubling from 1.5m families to 3.3m families. (Information from ONS)…

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  • How Mediation Can Assist Separating and Divorcing Couples

    06 October 2017

    Mediators are sometimes confused with marriage guidance or relationship counsellors, which they are not. A family mediator is appointed on the breakdown of a family relationship; a neutral professional who assists the separating couple in reaching settlement of their arrangements, whether in relation to their children and / or financial and property issues.…

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  • Individuals and Families Brochure

    18 April 2017

    This brochure is for anyone who requires clear advice on a legal issue that is affecting them or their family.…

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  • Barlow Robbins International Brochure

    13 April 2017

    Barlow Robbins is dedicated to meeting the business and personal needs of our clients where there are international dimensions.…

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  • Your Will & Divorce Brochure

    13 April 2017

    How best to protect your family and your assets during the divorce process. A divorce may take months or sometimes years to finalise and until that has happened your existing Will is still valid...…

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  • "Brexit"

    17 August 2016

    Our Solicitors discuss the implications of leaving the European Union…

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  • Brexit: A legal perspective

    10 May 2016

    On 23 June 2016, the UK population will hold an in-or-out referendum on the UK’s future EU involvement From a legal perspective, should the UK decide to leave the EU, for better or worse there would be a need to revise many existing laws, especially where UK legislation is tied to EU law.…

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  • Protecting assets in second marriages: pre-nuptial agreements & Wills

    10 May 2016

    In 2011 34% of marriages failed where one or both of the couple had been previously married. Couples looking to enter into a further marriage or civil partnership should consider how best to protect assets on divorce and dissolution to avoid conflict at later stages. …

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