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Philippa Buckland
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Ask The Legal Expert - Can We Protect the Family Farm with a Pre-Nuptial Agreement?

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"I own a farming business with my husband and our son, who is making wedding plans with his partner. We are very happy with this news but we are keen to protect the business as a family asset. Can a legal agreement help...

Ask The Legal Expert - Pre-nuptial Agreements

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My partner and I run a successful business and, after a decade of living together we have decided to tie the knot. Without being unromantic, we are keen to protect the business, and our staff who are like family, from disruption if we were to split. We...

Ask the Legal Expert - Love and legalities in a time of Covid

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My partner and I have lived together for a decade and have talked about marrying, but the added complications of Covid-19 have slowed our plans. As an older couple, with our own properties, would marriage put us on a better legal footing? Interestingly,...

Divorce - What are the Rules?

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Yesterday I came across an article where a reader had posed a question as follows: “My marriage is in crisis and I am wondering who has more rights on the property.” The reader went on to say that he had paid the mortgage in entirety himself...

Is An Amicable, DIY Divorce Achievable?

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We are often asked if it is necessary to instruct a Solicitor to deal with a divorce, now a DIY divorce is available online via the Court Service. In my experience, even if a divorcing couple feels able to keep things amicable, a marital split is still...

Seasoned Family Law Specialist To Boost JCP Solicitors' Cowbridge Team

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Welsh law firm JCP Solicitors has appointed a new family law specialist, to be based in the Cowbridge and Swansea offices, who brings with her 25 years of experience in this sensitive and important field. Philippa Buckland was born and raised in Mumbles,...