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How are the courts dealing with covid-19?

Coronavirus has had a big impact on the court system. If you have an ongoing family law case, or are getting divorced, or need to apply to court, this will affect you. The courts were already struggling with the amount of work, particularly... Read more

Impact of covid-19 on divorce settlements

Covid-19 has turned the world on it's head. Here we take a look at how it may affect your divorce settlement. If you separate, you need to sort out your finances - the house, pensions, investments, perhaps a family business. You might agree... Read more

Top rated

Peter Baughan has been listed as one of the top three family solicitors in Norwich by Three Best Rated. Three Best Rated was created to find the top 3 local businesses, professionals, restaurants etc. in your city. They display only businesses that... Read more

Making divorce easier

The start of the new year brings good news about changes to the divorce law.  The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill was laid before Parliament (again) on Tuesday 7 January. Fingers crossed this will third time lucky. The government... Read more

Legal fees – do I have to pay them?

Legal fees are expensive – there’s no getting away from that. The usual rule in family proceedings is that each person pays their own legal fees. This is different to other civil litigation, where generally if you lose you will be ordered to pay... Read more

Pensions on divorce

After two years of investigating, the Pension Advisory Group has published their report which can be found here. This is excellent, a very useful resource, giving much needed advice and making recommendations about how pensions should be dealt with... Read more