Minimise the Effects of Divorce on Your Children

Divorce can make parenting a difficult task, with parents finding it difficult to understand what their children really think and feel. With divorce often considered the second biggest stress in life, after death of a spouse, it can be difficult for parents to focus on parenting, especially when you’re dealing with raw and painful emotions and grieving the end of a marriage. Ongoing conflict and drawn out legal battles can make it even more difficult to focus on the needs of your children, but there are ways in which you can focus on your child’s emotional needs to minimise problems later in life. Continue reading

Five things to check before signing your tenancy agreement

Your tenancy agreement is much more than just a piece of paper. It’s a legally binding contract that you and the landlord have to adhere to for the duration of your tenancy. That’s why you should make sure that everything is in order before putting pen to paper.

To help make sure that you know everything’s good to go, here are five questions you should check before signing your tenancy agreement. Continue reading

How to deal with a problem landlord

If you’re renting a house or flat, then you’re at the whim of your landlord. In nearly all cases, this isn’t a problem. Landlords often understand the needs of tenant and respect their privacy, as long as the tenant abides by the rules stated in the contract.

There are however, a few landlords that are just difficult, no matter how much you have adhered to the contract you signed. Here we are going to look at a few ways that you can deal with a difficult landlord. Continue reading

Your questions and our answers on divorce

A divorce is often a tricky, sensitive, and difficult time, making navigating the muddy waters of divorce law even harder.

Attwood & Co are here to help. We have years’ of experience helping couples get through a divorce quickly, and painlessly. But we still get a lot of questions. To help, we have covered some of the most commonly asked questions regarding divorce, below. Continue reading

What are your rights as a tenant?

Many people across the country are choosing to rent a property rather than buy one due to the current property market. Renting provides a simple solution but there are a few issues and complications that can appear with a landlord. At Atwood & Co Solicitors we recommend being completely clear on the terms before you sign a contract. Although tenants do not fully own the property they do have rights. Continue reading