A Universal Fact - nothing ever remains the same! Just as we flew the nest and made our way in the world, our children have now arrived to complete the cycle.
Peace of mind comes from knowing that we have done all that we can to safeguard and protect our families and ourselves. As our lives evolve we know that sometimes things go wrong, relationships come unstuck and the only certainty in life is death.
Yet with some planning and preparation everyone can reduce their worry and risk.
According to Relate 41% of marriages end in divorce, and many couples approach marriage with good jobs and substantial assets. Although this is not romantic, the obviously conclusion is that there is an inevitable risk of future disputes over money for a large number of couples. There is a way of reducing this risk for many – a pre-nup. We know that it is difficult to broach such a subject during the throws of romance, when the emotional head says “no”, but the more sensible head should say “yes” to a pre-nuptial agreement far more often.
Making a will won’t kill you; but having one will make sure that what you and your family want happens in the most effective way. No-one should assume that this is so if you don’t have a will.
Making a will or preparing a living together/prenuptial agreement are highly effective ways of reducing real risks to you and your family
RAWORTHS FAMILY LAW is part of a full service Solicitors firm located next to Waitrose in central Harrogate. We are not only specialists in Family Law but have the added advantage of experts in other related fields who are used to working together, in an integrated way, to cover all the needs you may have. Particularly where assets are involved, our Family Law Unit has immediate access to our property, commercial, trust and other expertise when needed.
All our family law team live in Harrogate and two of us still have small children at school/nursery. We know the issues you might be facing and we have an excellent reputation for straightforward, friendly but incisive advice. Our approach is to support you and stand your corner, while making sure that we keep conflict to an absolute minimum. We can offer the correct tailored solution for you, and have a dedicated mediation service and two of our solicitors are experienced Collaborative Lawyers.
We offer a free, no obligation, half hour appointment with our family team to discuss family issues that might be affecting you.