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BLB Head of Family Law Sarah Jackson is now a Law Society Accredited Mediator

BLB Head of Family Law Sarah Jackson is now a Law Society Accredited Mediator

BLB Solicitors is very pleased to announce that head of the Family Law team, Sarah Jackson, has just received her third Law Society accreditation – this time for Family Mediation. The Law Society’s Family Mediation Accreditation provides a recognised quality

Divorce really can break your heart

Divorce really can break your heart

A new study published in America has found that divorce is a significant risk factor for heart attacks. An analysis of more than 15,000 people by researchers at Duke University showed that women are at a greater risk of heart

Divorce and Pensions

Divorce and Pensions

A pension is an asset – to be disclosed Questions I am commonly asked are “Do I have to disclose my pension to my spouse?” and “Will my spouse get half my pension if we divorce?” The answers are “Yes”

Considering divorce or separation in the New Year?

Considering divorce or separation in the New Year?

“Divorce-day” – a myth? Every January, the papers talk about D-day or Divorce day, being the first working day in January when divorce lawyers are purported to see a new client spike. The theory is that the strain Christmas puts

Tips on preparing a will

Tips on preparing a will

The number of disputed wills has trebled over the last few years. With people’s estates generally worth more now, mainly due to the relative increase in property values, and with a rising divorce rate causing more complex family structures, it