Can I have a ‘Quickie Divorce’ please?

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Over the years and in my capacity as a Solicitor specialising in Family law I have been asked many questions, however, some questions appear to be more prevalent than others. In this article, I have attempted to put together the most common asked questions in a bid to put right the common misconception surrounding divorce…

Divorce: Whose fault is it?

The case of Mr and Mrs Owens has recently hit the headlines. In March 2017 Mrs Owens appeal came before the Court of Appeal.  At that stage Mr Owens was 77 years of age and Mrs Owens was 66 years of age.  They had married in January 1978.  They had two adult children and they…

Thursfields hosts Charity Commission at Solihull office

Thursfields hosts Charity Commission at Solihull office

Thursfields has helped Midlands charities contribute to the development of new online services for the charity sector. Staff at Thursfields’ new offices in Solihull hosted the Charity Commission for England and Wales which is in the process of creating new online services. Jenny Smith, the firm’s head of charities and not-for-profit sector, said: “Trustees and employees…

What is Small Print?

commercial solicitor Jane Rudge

The days of businesses having to cram all of their terms and conditions onto one side of A4 paper are, thankfully, now gone.  Small print used to be literally typeface in as small a print as possible so that more clauses could be fitted on to one page.  Thankfully technology has revolutionised the way that…

Thursfields’ Michael Hope named Finalist for Apprentice of the Year

Michael Hope Finalist Apprentice of the year

A rising legal star at Thursfields Solicitors is hoping to lift an ‘Apprentice of the Year’ trophy in the 2017 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. Michael Hope, aged 19, who joined Thursfields’ Worcester office in February 2016, has been shortlisted in the awards’ Intermediate Apprentice category. He will now join other finalists at a black-tie awards dinner…

Declaration of Parentage? A Change of Process.

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A declaration of a child’s parentage has been an important tool in the armour of the court for a considerable period of time, however it is usually only used in cases where it is necessary for a parent to be added or removed from a child’s birth certificate. This is perhaps most common in unmarried…

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