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Unearned and ‘diverted’ income can affect child maintenance

Unearned and ‘diverted’ income can affect child maintenance. Many separated parents will be familiar with the Child Maintenance Service (CMS), the UK body responsible for calculating the amount of financial support due by one parent (‘paying parent’) to the parent with whom the children primarily reside (‘resident parent’).

What is involved in the adoption process?

What is Adoption? Adoption is the formal process through which an adult becomes legally recognised as a child’s parent. When an adoption order is made, a child’s adoptive parents will be granted full parental rights and responsibilities, and the child’s birth parents will have their parental rights and responsibilities removed. Who can adopt a child? […]

Buyers appear to benefit from political climate as property demand increases

Zoopla’s latest UK Cities House Price Index shows that buyer demand has risen across the UK’s 20 biggest cities, causing some to claim that we are in the midst of a “Boris Bounce”. In examining the four-week period from 23 December 2019 to 19 January 2020, the data found that the level of housing demand […]