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  • Separating couples need more help to reach agreement

    03 November 2014

    The Law Society is calling on the government to do more to help separating couples understand their legal rights on separation or divorce. The Law Society's call follows a government announcement that it plans to help more people seek t...

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  • Pride of Exeter Awards

    30 October 2014

    Dana Mulligan is up for another award and she's in pretty good company! Check out this weeks Express and Echo for the full details of the Pride of Exeter awards and the finalists. You can read our previous article by clicking here

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  • Christmas Shoebox Appeal

    29 October 2014

    Cartridges are again acting as a drop off point for the CR2EE Christmas Shoebox appeal this year.  You can bring along your Christmas shoeboxes to our offices until 30th November 2014.  For details of the appeal and what can be included ...

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  • Law Society research: millions of Britons have no will

    29 October 2014

    If you would like to discuss making a will or updating an existing one contact our experienced Wills and Probate team on 01392 256854 or e-mail debra.bulcraig@cartridgeslaw.co.uk The majority of Britons have not written a will a...

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  • National Family Mediation - Cautious welcome for new separated families support

    24 October 2014

    The largest provider of family mediation in England and Wales has given a ‘cautious welcome’ to a Government announcement of a new £2m package of support to help families avoid court room confrontations.    But Nation...

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  • New Government court support a ‘sticking plaster' for a wounded family justice system, says Resolution

    24 October 2014

    Family law organisation Resolution believes that today’s announcement by Governmentfor court support for litigants in person will help some people who have already reached the stage of litigation, but will not address the wider issues s...

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  • The Low Commission - Lord Low responds to Minister's announcement

    24 October 2014

    Welcoming Justice Minister Simon Hughes MP's statement on “More support for separating couples and parents,” Lord Low of Dalston who recently chaired a Commission on the “Advice Deficit” for legal and other social welfare...

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  • Campaign calls for new domestic violence offences to close gaps in law

    23 October 2014

    http://www.womensaid.org.uk/ Wed, 15th Oct 14 The Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign responds today to the closure of the Government’s consultation by proposing a new offence that criminalises the pattern of abuse and coercive control w...

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  • West Exe proud of local firm’s newest inspiring solicitor

    23 October 2014

      Former student Amy Morgan has qualified as a solicitor with local law firm Cartridges Solicitors, and now, she’s hoping to inspire a new generation of students.   Amy, a local girl, grew up in Exeter and left West Exe in 2001.&...

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  • Children's relationship with separated parents to be emphasised by new law

    21 October 2014

    Cartridges' childcare solicitor Alastair Dunn explains ‘Although Courts have generally considered that it is in the best interests of children to have a relationship with both parents for some time now, this is the first time that such a pro...

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  • Congratulations to Clare Aryeetey on completing her first half marathon

    21 October 2014

    Congratulations to Clare Aryeetey on completing her first half marathon at Exeter's Great West Run on Sunday   Exeter's Great West Run took an exciting 13.1 mile route through the heart of Exeter. This half marathon had it all; the en...

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  • Legal ombudsman calls for regulation in will writing

    21 October 2014

      The ombudsman has suggested a voluntary scheme as a short-term solution until a long-term alternative is found The Legal Ombudsman has called on the government to rethink its position on wills and consider making will writing a reserved...

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  • Over 60% of parents at court without a lawyer

    21 October 2014

    Over sixty percent of parents are now without a lawyer when going to court to contest arrangements for their children, new government figures reveal. Between April and June 2014, 12,554 parents out of a total of 20,126 in England and Wales we...

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  • Separating couples can save 325 days, and cut stress too

    21 October 2014

    Divorcing and separating couples can save ten and a half months of their lives by choosing to settle their differences using family mediation rather than heading for a court room battle, says a leading family charity.   “Most p...

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  • The Express & Echo Pride of Exeter Awards

    21 October 2014

    We’re proud to announce Dana Mulligan has reached the final in this year’s Pride of Exeter awards.  She was nominated for the City Ambassador category which recognises “an individual whose achievements have been far-reaching...

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  • West Exe Technology College Careers Fair 2014

    21 October 2014

    Cartridges will be at the  West Exe Technology College Careers Fair 2014 on Tuesday 11th November 2014 which is running alongside their Year 11 Subject Evening for students and parents.   The Careers Fair aims to give the Year 11 student...

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  • Exeter Northcott's Autumn 2014 programme

    10 October 2014

    Penny Scott attended the Magdalen Chapter for Exeter Northcott’s announcement of their Autunm 2014 programme - for the full programe click here   EX MAGAZINE attended the event and photos include Penny with Rosie Denham - for the full...

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  • Family Law Week News

    10 October 2014

    The October edition of Family Law Week's free monthly Newsletter has just been published — as always, it's packed with News, Articles and Judgment Summaries.  The latest Newsletter covers financial remedies, cohabitation, private ...

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  • YMCA Christmas Abseil

    10 October 2014

    Do you ever wonder what it is like for Santa to go down all those chimneys? Well now you can find out! YMCA Exeter is inviting you to abseil 80 foot  dressed as Santa, to help transform the lives of local homeless young people. So join ...

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  • Congratulations to James Durston

    06 October 2014

    Congratulations to James Durston who achieved a new personal best at the weekend, running the Burnham-on-Sea half marathon in under 1 hour 30 minutes!  James said “I’ve been trying for over 6 years and done around 20 half marat...

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