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Common Law Husband & Wife – Legal Misnomers and Common Misconceptions

Many people think that after living with their partner for a few years that they become “common law husband and wife” and that they have the same rights as married couples. However this is not the case and couples who cohabit do not have the same rights as married couples or civil partners. Keoghs SolicitorsMore […]

Gregorys Solicitors to change its name to Keoghs Solicitors to achieve one identity

It is now approaching 10 years since Keoghs, Nicholls, Lindsell & Harris Solicitors of Altrincham (established in 1733), merged with Gregorys Solicitors of Hazel Grove.  During this period of time, the firm has sought to maintain the high level of legal services to its clients that they have come to expect.  The combined experience of […]

Divorce and separation; moving on advice

One of the questions people find themselves asking and seeking advice from a Family Law Specialist about after they separate is how they can move the other person out of the house. When a couple are separating, if the property is in joint names the other person can only be removed against their will in cases of quite extreme domestic violence. This will often need to have a physiological impact on the children or there needs to have been quite serious actual physical violence.  In those circumstances someone would apply to the Court for an Occupation Order.  The criteria or the benchmark is high and the Court will consider whether it is appropriate to exclude the perpetrator for a fixed period of time.

Immigration; Major Changes in 2012

This year has seen some major changes in immigration rules. Why? Because the Government want to exercise stricter control on people wishing to enter or remain in the UK.  We employ expert solicitors in the immigration field who can ease your understanding in the changes and how they will affect you.  We can ensure that […]