Challenging times: what happens when family is cut out of the will

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges to wills (and intestacies) are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values involved.Some of the...

Divorce goes virtual, but complex cases will keep their day in court

A new online service should cut the stress of applying for a divorce according to the Ministry of Justice, but family law professionals say it’s likely to benefit only those with simple finances who are pursuing the DIY route...

Ashtons Legal appoints six new Associates

Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Associates from within the firm. The group, have been appointed as Associates having successfully completed Ashtons’ Associateship Development Programme. Congr...

How to make child arrangements less painful for everyone, especially the children

When relationships end or there are disagreements, emotions can run high and talking and reaching agreement can seem like the hardest thing to do. Every situation will be different and depends on the unique circumstances of y...