Joanna Abrahams features in Today’s Family Lawyer discussing the prevention of fraudulent divorces

Recent news that ex-Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner admitted to faking papers to obtain two divorces in 2000 and 2014 respectively, prompted Valemus Law Family Partner Joanna Abrahams to write an article looking closely at the rise of e-signature and no-fault divorce in the prevention of fraudulent divorce. Within her article Joanna looks closely at the introduction [...]

By |2022-05-12T12:43:18+00:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

No Fault Divorce – The Final Countdown – less than one week away!

As has been extensively reported in the media we head into a new dawn in dealing with the introduction of the no-fault divorce on 6th April 2022. It is hoped that this long-awaited legislation will reduce the acrimony previously experienced as a result of having to cite fault (unreasonable behaviour or adultery) on the part [...]

By |2022-04-01T14:39:44+00:00April 1st, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Joanna Abrahams features on BBC Radio discussing fraudulent divorce

This weekend, Valemus Law’s Family and Children Partner Joanna Abrahams appeared on BBC Radio Three Counties discussing the issues around fraudulent divorce.   Joanna’s comments were prompted by a recent case relating to a woman who was unaware that she was divorced for 12 years, after her signature was forged on official documents. Rachpal and Kewal [...]

By |2022-04-01T12:58:39+00:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What the lease of your flat doesn’t tell you #4

In this article, I look at the right of the tenants to take over the management of the property. This may well be useful where it is not possible to compel the landlord to sell the freehold, perhaps because a substantial number of the flats are still rented out.

By |2022-03-14T01:11:59+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What the lease of your flat doesn’t tell you #2

In the previous article, I examined the right of the flat owners acting collectively to compel the landlord to sell them the freehold in the property. In this article, I look at the right of individual flat owners to compel the landlord to extend their lease.

By |2022-03-14T01:11:20+00:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What the lease of your flat doesn’t tell you

Leases are complicated enough to send most people to sleep before they have reached the second page and it takes a special talent (or really bad insomnia) to read all the way through to the end. Nonetheless, even if you get to the last page, your lease will not have mentioned any of the following benefits that Parliament has bestowed upon you...

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