Divorce and family law


Relationship advice

Common relationship problems, what you can expect from marriage guidance and other sources of relationship advice, and where to find the help you need



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Making a will

Making a will allows you to plan for what should happen to your assets and who you wish to benefit from your estate after you die.

Inheritance tax and family trusts

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Family trusts

You can set up a family trust to pass on your assets to your next of kin whilst you are still alive. This article takes you through the process.

Lasting power of attorney

Family bereavement

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Family bereavement FAQs

Family bereavement can be not only sad but difficult. You may need to register a death and make funeral arrangements, and may face financial strain.

Claiming an inheritance

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Dependants' claims against an estate

Following a death, specified relatives, dependants and other people can challenge someone’s will by going to court and claiming from the estate

Probate, executors and estate administration

Personal injury

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Accidents at work

You must provide a safe workplace and manage health and safety and employees must act responsibly to minimise the risk of a workplace accident

Residential property law

Traffic offences

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Traffic offences FAQs

Had an accident? Been stopped by the police whilst driving? If you have a question about a road traffic accident or offence, see our FAQs.

Business law

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The Child Maintenance Service

How the Child Maintenance Service works out and helps collect maintenance payments, and what is happening to old Child Support Agency cases