Separating? How to Proceed Equitably If You Live in Different Countries

When two individuals who have been married for some time separate, it is frequently very difficult to agree over "who gets what." In ordinary circumstances, this can lead to protracted negotiations or arguments and if the individuals cannot agree informally, may lead to a court case. Imagine how complicated this could become, therefore, when the two individuals in question live in different countries and may have assets in these other territories as well. [Read More]

What You Should Do If You've Been Accused of a Crime, but There Are Errors in the Charge

The criminal justice system can be complicated and with good reason. The rights of the individual are always paramount and if someone is accused of a crime, then evidence must be brought forward to prove that they are guilty, beyond a reasonable doubt. This is why criminal defence attorneys exist, to make sure that someone who has been accused by the authorities has proper representation, once again due to the complexity of the system. [Read More]

Protecting Yourself from the Unknown When You Buy a Property

Visionaries often say that life is full of risks and you must be willing to take them from time to time, if you're going to get anywhere. This is all well and good, but it's not really a great idea to take any risks when you are buying a property, seeing as it is such a large investment for most people. How do you protect yourself, therefore, before you sign on the dotted line and take possession of your new home? [Read More]

What Rights do Grandparents Have Following their Children's Divorce?

Divorce and separation can be particularly traumatic times, but not only for the two individuals in question and any children. Frequently, grandparents are also part of the equation and understandably want to have some input when it comes to their long-term connections with the grandkids. As a grandparent, how can you not only get to see the kids regularly after the divorce is in place, but also ensure they are looked after properly on an ongoing basis? [Read More]