Ward Rider Blog2019-07-30T13:40:02+01:00

Cohabitation Disputes

We deal with a lot of cohabitation disputes here at Ward & Rider, when couples who are unmarried, have a dispute about what happens to their property when the relationship breaks down. We understand that this is an extremely difficult time for you and our aim is to make this is as painless as possible. It is often the case [...]

By |May 7th, 2021|Categories: Divorce & Family|Comments Off on Cohabitation Disputes

No Fault Divorce

As some of you may know, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act gained Royal assent on 26th June 2020, meaning that the new no fault divorce law can be implemented shortly. It is due to come into force in Autumn 2021 and this means that parties will be able to divorce without having to blame the other when seeking a [...]

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: Divorce & Family|Comments Off on No Fault Divorce

But I Only Need a Cheap Will?

It is now a well known statistic that only about 40% of people have made a Will, and those who have not yet made that provision still balk at the cost charged by solicitors and look for cheaper alternatives. The two most popular alternatives to solicitors are Will Writers and Banks. Will Writers advertise that they will prepare a Will [...]

By |April 30th, 2021|Categories: Wills & Probate|Comments Off on But I Only Need a Cheap Will?

3 Things to Consider Including in Your Will

Three things you might not have considered including in your Will... Digital assets Digital assets, such as photographs, social media, online banking, emails and documents, are often ignored during the Will making process. But we need to remember that there is often a monetary value, or other value, to these items and therefore what happens to them in the event [...]

By |July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Wills & Probate|Comments Off on 3 Things to Consider Including in Your Will

Why Choose a Local Solicitor

In this day and age, the internet has given us all more choice in terms of products, where to buy, services and who to use. With so much choice and the vast amount of advertisements online and on TV for more nationalised legal corporations, what is it that makes utilising your local solicitor a better idea?   1.Face to Face [...]

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: General|Comments Off on Why Choose a Local Solicitor

Managing Arrangements for Your Children During Covid-19

Based on yesterday’s guidance from the President of the Family Division you may be confused about arrangements for your children. It is now the case that - except in very limited circumstances - everyone must stay at home. This has led to confusion as to how these rules affect separated parents whose children spend time in two households. The government [...]

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Portal|Comments Off on Managing Arrangements for Your Children During Covid-19