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Legal Issues Around Trust Funds

January 31, 2020 2:27 pm

The term “trust fund” is often associated with rich people and the idea of protecting younger people until they are ready to access money. However, there are various types of trust funds, and a lot of people can both create them and benefit from them. Equally, there are legal issues to be aware of when setting them up. What is a trust? A trust is some money that is set aside for different purposes. Often, it is kept aside for when someone is ready to...
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What You Should Know About Child Custody

January 17, 2020 2:26 pm

Child custody is an issue that can happen due to various reasons. It can be as a result of the death of a parent or parents, or as a result of divorce. It is important to be aware of the rules around child custody, so you are aware of your rights, as well as your responsibilities regarding the rights and needs of your children. Residency In recent years custody is more commonly referred to as “residency.” Ideally, an agreement will be arranged so that an...
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What You Should Know About Divorce

January 3, 2020 2:19 pm

Sometimes relationships cannot be retrieved. In this instance, a divorce may be necessary. For around fifty years, the laws around divorce had some fundamental issues, and as of April 2019, this has now been changed. Fault One of the problems with UK divorce law has been that in order to achieve a divorce quickly, there has to be some kind of fault assigned to one party. This has led to what has been referred to as “empty shell” marriages as it can take up to...
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