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Each year we are approached by a number of clients considering whether they should transfer their home to their children or other young relatives even though they still intend to continue living in it.
How time flies! It has now been 3 months since I started my new role as head of family mediation services at Hepburn Delaney based in Hemel Hempstead. My aim in returning to Hemel was to focus on helping separating couples resolve their issues in a safe, informed environment rather than embarking on expensive and highly stressful court battles.
Family Mediators and Family Solicitors struggling with clients who on the face of it say they are happy to mediate whilst at the same time delaying the arrangements or slowing up the process, may wish to consider the words of Jackson LJ in a recent civil case Thakkar v Patel (2017) EWCA Civ 117.
Controversial plans to dramatically increase Probate fees for some estates in England and Wales as from May 2017 have been put on hold pending the June election.
Last month Mrs Owen, a woman in her 60’s, hit the headlines when she was denied a divorce as the court found she had not proved that her husband had behaved in such a way that she could not reasonably be expected to live with him.
We are delighted that we are now able to provide Family Mediation in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.
We are pleased to announce that, in addition to our other meeting rooms and offices, we have been able to secure premises at which we can provide Family Mediation services in Wendover, Buckinghamshire.
Drenne Dunphy joins Hepburn Delaney as Head of Mediation
At Hepburn Delaney we are proud to be one of the first firms in Hertfordshire to be operating a paperless office. Not only does paperless working improve efficiency and security but also provides long term safe storage of client information. We are committed to continuous improvement of our operating procedures, which enables us to offer […]
The Court has published its judgement following Children Act proceedings between the singer Madonna and Guy Richie regarding arrangements for their son, Rocco.