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My Partner Wants a Divorce and I Don’t, What Should I Do?

Getting a divorce is an upsetting process for anyone to experience. It can be particularly upsetting if your spouse asks for a divorce when you don’t want one.  For many people, the prospect of divorce can be a huge shock, even if the relationship has had problems for years. If you are in the position […]

What is a Deputyship?

What is a Deputyship?  At Hill and Company, we specialise in putting Deputyship Orders in place. These are complex legal documents that need careful explanation. We have put together this guide to help you understand the purpose of a Deputyship. What is a Deputyship Order? A deputyship application allows you to apply to the Court […]

How Often Should I Update My Will?

Many people write their will and then forget about it, they don’t update it after major life or financial changes. Having an inaccurate will or a will that is not up to date could cause issues for your loved ones. Even if you don’t have any major life changes, it is recommended to have your […]

How will Divorce affect my Business?

If you are a business owner who is about to go through the divorce process, your business could come under scrutiny and be considered as a matrimonial asset. Considering that most assets are split 50/50 in a divorce, this might mean that your ex-spouse could become your business partner. Even if you started your business […]

Well done Ben and Matthew

Another tough mudder under the belt. Great fun but not for the faint hearted as a dip in a skip of iced water was on the agenda.  

Matthew Vernon promotion to Partner

Congratulations to Matthew Vernon on his promotion to Partner at Hill and Company. We all enjoyed a small get together to celebrate his achievement, which is a culmination of his dedication to his profession and to the firm. Well done from us all.

“Bubble Rush” madness

Heather, along with her family and friends, take on the 5k Bubble Rush in aid of Wigan and Leigh Hospice. Great fun for a great cause.

Richard Kershaw becomes a Trainee Solicitor

Congratulations to Richard on becoming our latest in a long line of paralegals to become a Trainee Solicitor.

Coffee, Cake and Colleagues

  A massive thanks to everyone at Hill and Co and our clients for taking part in the coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Support.       

What the new divorce law means for you

For the past 50 years, the law has required that at least one spouse must allege adultery, unreasonable behaviour or desertion, in order to start the divorce proceedings straight away. When a couple wants to apply for a “no-fault” divorce, it can be a very lengthy process from petition to the divorce being legally finalised […]

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