Monthly Archives: November 2015

Unexpected Death Justifies Divorce Settlement Change

One of the things that the family court seeks to do when divorce settlements are being made is to achieve finality. Where a settlement has been agreed by the court, it is normally difficult to vary it unless a significant … Continue reading

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Will Change Means Widower Will Lose Home

Many couples would be left scratching their heads if asked whether they own their home as ‘joint tenants’ or ‘tenants in common’. However, in one case, the distinction led to a bitter will dispute which culminated in an 82-year-old man … Continue reading

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Employee’s Dismissal for Facebook Abuse Was Fair

A canal worker who was sacked for gross misconduct after he was found to have used a string of offensive expletives to describe his managers on Facebook has lost his claim of unfair dismissal (British Waterways Board [Trading as Scottish … Continue reading

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