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More Talk Time is Priority for Splitting Couples

Hard on the heels of Britain’s longest-running and most bitter divorce, the Government has said it will be pushing more couples towards mediation, whilst the price of applying for a divorce could rise to £750, as part of an overhaul of court fees by the Ministry of Justice. The multi-million pound divorce case of Young…

Making it fair and square for all your families

Inheritance claims are on the rise, as family structures get more complicated with the increasing number of remarriages. Currently 40% of marriages are second time round these days, and spouses and children of both first and second marriages are increasingly making probate claims where they feel they have been unfairly treated in the will of…

Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy

Stephen Rimmer LLP is a diverse organisation that values diversity and recognises the fact that people with different backgrounds, skills, attitudes and experiences bring fresh ideas and perceptions. As a diverse organisation we will encourage and harness differences to make our services relevant and our organisation approachable, drawing upon the widest possible range of views…

Divorce rates rise for the over 60s

There was a time that the divorce rate for the over 60s was so low as to pass almost unnoticed. However, it seems that times are changing. According to the most recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the over 60s is the only age group where the divorce rate is rising. More…