Medical Reports in road traffic accident claims

Medical reports for low-value road traffic claims should be free to all injured people regardless of whether liability is admitted, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has said. At the current time, those who sustain a soft tissue injury in a road traffic accident where the claim is worth up to £25,000 are required…

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Maintenance pending suit

Maintenance pending suit (MPS) applications are applications made for maintenance on an interim basis after the issue of the divorce petition but before the Court deals with a full blown financial application. The Family Court’s powers to order interim support is limited to its power to make maintenance pending suit orders under section 22 of…

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

What is a pre-nup and is it enforceable? When marriages end, a major source of stress for many couples is not knowing at the outset what the financial outcome of their divorce will be.  As many people are tending to marry later or get married for the second time, they enter into a marriage with…

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The Importance of a Financial Order on Divorce

  Many people considering a divorce do not appreciate that there is no automatic protection against future financial claims against them from their ex-husband or wife. We, at RJT Solicitors always advise clients to consider their financial positions carefully. Even if they do not believe that they have anything of financial significance it is still…

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New rules on transparency

New transparency rules As from 6th December 2018, firms offering certain legal services will be required to publish price and service information on their websites. The rules apply to conveyancing (buying and selling residential properties) , uncontested probate for assets in the UK, motoring offences (summary offences), immigration (excluding asylum), employment tribunals (unfair or wrongful…

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