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Currently the UK is experiencing the worst viral pandemic in over 100 years. Normal life, by necessity has had to be placed on hold whilst, together, we battle this new threat to our prosperity and well being.

However, we at Lawyers4u are aware many of our clients have current ongoing legal proceedings and we wish to reassure and reconfirm our commitment to them.

Where legal proceedings are currently before the Courts we shall ensure that your interests are fully represented and that there will be no detrimental effect to your case because you are unable to attend scheduled hearings.

Further, new clients can continue to request our help in preparing new claims before the Court, be they as Claimant or Defendant.

Our professional legal teams are ready to help and we are in constant communication with the Courts so we are able to immediately advise our clients of any new developments.

At present the Courts are still allowing the filing of cases but, as to be expected, actual hearings are often conducted over the telephone.

However, in Civil Court Practice this is often the norm regardless. Civil Court hearings are primarily decided on the submitted statements of case and we at Lawyers4U pride ourselves on being amongst the forerunners in this drafting field.

So stay safe and be reassured that as an existing client we got you and if you have need of our services as a new client, we got you too.


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Matrimonial Home Rights: Spouses Explained

This section deals with property rights of married partners or partners who have registered their relationship under the Civil Partnership Act 2004 and who are divorced or are entering into matrimonial proceedings. Spouses and partners who do not seek a decree are dealt with in the following section.

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  • “…my father left myself, my estranged wife and our boys a substantial sum… we have been separated for over a year before he died… but she is now demanding her share…”

  • “…my husband and I are planning to divorce…all our assets are in his name… including the house…I have discovered that he has put it on the market and is planning to sell… can I stop this …we have two young children and I am worried that if the sale goes through before the divorce is final my children and I will be left homeless and penniless…”


  • “…after 10 years of marriage my husband and I are divorcing…we have three children…two of whom attend university…I had a promising career before our children were born but gave it up to raise our children and support my husband in his business …which is very successful… I wish to know my rights with regard to my husbands assets…what am I entitled to…”


  • “…my partner and I are separating…we both jointly own the matrimonial home…we have a six year old son…my wife has said she will give me custody but she wants to sell the house to pay for a fresh start…I do not want to sell…



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