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Vulnerable Adults and Court Proceedings

Vulnerable Adults and Court Proceedings
This month an important new family practice direction has been issued which is aimed at vulnerable adults and their participation in Court Proceedings. The aim of the practice direction is to enable parties to participate fully in Court Proceedings either as active...
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Greens singled out by the Legal 500

Greens singled out by the Legal 500
We are thrilled that the hard work of our team has been recognised by the Legal 500. This is an independent guide to the best firms in the region and this is the first time Greens have been included. An entry in the Legal 500 is obtained on the merit of the firm after...
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Needs Come First

Needs Come First
You may have seen the recent press coverage of the ‘largest divorce payout’ ever made in the UK with over £543m Whilst it makes interesting breakfast time reading, for most divorcing couples these cases are a far cry from their reality. We thought this would be a good...
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Team Spotlight: Kaj

Team Spotlight: Kaj
We sat down with our receptionist, Kaj (who also won Employee of the Year last year!) to get to know her and get a bit of an insight of what it’s like to work for Greens. How did you come to work at Greens?  “I’m the longest running member of staff… I started off...
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The Legal Aid Regulations

The Legal Aid Regulations
The Legal Aid Regulations enable a person to seek Legal Aid for certain types of Proceedings provided they can show evidence of domestic violence or a risk of domestic violence. The Legal Aid Agency originally levied a cut-off point of two years in relation to...
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It’s Not My Fault!

It’s Not My Fault!
So often when clients come to us looking for a speedy divorce we say that in any marriage it is possible to find examples of unreasonable behaviour on which to proceed with a divorce. So when Tini Owen’s’ divorce hit the press over the last few weeks after the Court...
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Spring Has Sprung!

  Spring is in the air and we are all starting to feel the benefit of lighter mornings and evenings. The clocks are due to go forward at the end of March and despite losing a precious hour, will the be the mark of longer and hopefully brighter days. It’s common...
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Civil Partnerships: Who are they for?

Civil Partnerships were first introduced in the UK as a way for same-sex couples to be legally recognised with similar rights as traditional marriages. But what happens when a mixed-sex couple file for a Civil Partnership? The Court of Appeal has recently dismissed an...
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Law Firm of the Year – Finalists

Law Firm of the Year – Finalists
Greens Solicitors have been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year 2017 (sole practitioners up to 4 partners) for the Legal Awards 2017 from Birmingham Law Society. The Winner will be announced Thursday 9th March 2017. “I am so proud of my Team for their hard work...
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