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10 things to consider when getting a divorce

October 26, 2015 12:00 pm

Divorce is not something people do lightly. Contrary to some beliefs legal representatives do not want people to rush into a divorce and indeed will encourage mediation and to think about it before making the final decision to end a marriage. Before you make this decision here are ten factors should be considered. 1. Mediation can make the process easier As said before, mediation can be a great way to make the divorce process smoother. It can be a stressful time and this can reduce...
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Different types of motoring offences

October 19, 2015 12:00 pm

There are a number of different types of motoring offences. These can range in severity as do the punishments. It’s important to be aware of the different offences so that you know what to avoid in order to be a safer driver. Driving with excess alcohol There are various scales of punishment for drunk driving (driving with excess alcohol). Often it will result in disqualification but this can invoke a fine of up to £5,000 and in the most severe cases a jail sentence. As...
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A guide to private crime

October 12, 2015 12:00 pm

Essentially a private crime is one where an individual or organisation chooses to bring about a prosecution rather than the state. However, before choosing to bring about a private prosecution it is important to be aware of what you are doing to see if you have a strong enough case. Another element of a private prosecution is that the defendant involved may prefer it so that they are not faced with a public prosecution. In the case of a company this is especially the case...
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Legal issues around visitation rights

October 5, 2015 12:00 pm

Visitation rights can potentially be a contentious issue. Losing the right to having full access to your children can make for a difficult experience for many people. However, equally parents can be concerned what can happen when children are not around during this time. This is why it is important to be aware of the legal issues surrounding visitation rights. You need to respect custody Whether or not you reach an agreement with your partner, it is vital to respect the wishes of the Court...
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