Financial Provision following divorce: Scotland versus England

divorce

Divorce can either be a simple procedure, where the partners are in agreement and there are no children or limited household goods or possessions, or it can be a messy […]

The Importance Of Writing A Will As Business Owner

Even if you don’t want to think about it, the unavoidable circumstance of leaving your business will arise in your lifetime. Retirement, passing away or passing the throne are all […]

How mediation could help you settle a personal injury claim

For too long now, tiresome and difficult court battles have been a part of every personal injury case, and these proceedings can often take their toll on claimants who are […]

Change on the horizon: no-fault divorce system is considered

Following a Government consultation into ‘no-fault’ divorce in December 2018, both family lawyers and the general public alike are now eagerly awaiting the response to the consultation which will determine […]

Puppy love – Your legal guide to dog law

Dogs are the most popular pet owned in the UK with 26% of the population owning one. And it’s easy to see why. They’re loyal, affectionate, devoted – and are […]

Is it possible to mediate probate?

In today’s society it seems that long and demanding court proceedings are a part of any probate dispute. Emotions run high and concealed feelings and years of frustration are let […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cohabitation in 2019

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…buying a house? Not necessarily in that order.

Lasting Power of Attorney: What is it and do I need one?

The number of individuals choosing to hand over control of their assets and affairs to a trusted attorney using a lasting power of attorney (LPA) has substantially risen in recent […]

5 reasons why it’s worth conducting an asset search on a deceased estate during probate

When a person dies, it’ll be necessary to go through probate to administer their estate and assets, but how do you know what assets they have? Here are 5 reasons […]

A guide to mirror wills – What are they and why are they important?

More than half of the UK adult population either choose to not have a will or simply don’t recognise the importance of one – but few realise the negative consequences […]

How do I make a will?

At Rocket Lawyer UK, we’ve helped to answer over 10,000 legal questions from our members since 2012. From doing some analysis we’ve managed to pick out some common issues that […]

Can you write your will onto a blockchain? – Smart contracts

Technology keeps evolving and changing. Emerging technology brings innovation and enhances our daily lives. In fact, it’s so innovative that it’s disrupting entire industries and changing the way we live. […]