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Residential Property

Bank of Mum and Dad

The Bank of England has revealed that first-time buyers who have access to the “Bank of Mum and Dad” have a 10-year head start over those who do not when purchasing a house.

Family Law

Why Not to Post Your Children Online

In 2022 it was found that 4.62 billion people use social media. Here we break down some of the dangers of posting images of children online.

Wills, Probate & Trust

Myth Busting Mondays

Check out the first in a new series of weekly vlogs by Peter Durham from Samuel Phillips Law's Wills, Probate and Trusts Team.

Family Law

Good Divorce Week

Samuel Phillips Law is offering free 30 minute consultations during Good Divorce Week to separated parents who require advice on the arrangements for their children. 

Family Law

What happens to my child after I separate/divorce?

Ideally you and the other parent will agree living and contact arrangements for your child following your separation. Usually, differences of opinion can be resolved through conversation and compromise. Try to consider what’s best for your child and put your own feelings to one side. However, if you cannot reach an agreement, then the next step would be to attend mediation.

Family Law

Lockdown 3.0 – How does this impact childcare arrangements?

England will return to many of the toughest restrictions imposed in March last year as the new variant of coronavirus spreads rapidly across the country. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced last night that England will be placed under a third national lockdown. The new restrictions will become law on Wednesday and are expected to last until mid-February.

Family Law

Separated parents – what will happen to my child if I die?

A common concern amongst separated parents is that if anything were to happen to them, their child could be sent to live with a parent with whom they have had no contact or do not have a good relationship with. Another concern is that their child may be forced to move away and will lose contact with their extended family and friends who’ve had an important role in their life.

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