News & Updates

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Shelley Cumbers and Marcus Price

THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF COHABITATION

18 September 2014: The legal consequences of cohabitation appears to be the topic of choice for family lawyers at the moment. Shelley Cumbers, Family and Divorce Law Solicitor at Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) lead a presentation with Catie Spink, Residential Property lawyer, on the very issue this morning at the Tendring Breakfast Club, sparking much debate and discussion amongst all attendees.

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Emma Town

PREPARING FOR YOUR SALE AND SPEEDING UP THE PROCESS

18 September 2014: Emma Town, Thompson Smith and Puxon Residential Property Solicitor, discusses some things you can do to help speed up your sale.

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HSSF Mark

TSP FAMILY TEAM HELP AND SUPPORT FOR SEPARATED FAMILIES MARK

10 September 2014: Colchester and Clacton-based solicitors, Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP), are delighted to announce that Family solicitors Shelley Cumbers and Alison Cantor, along with Head of Family and Divorce law, Marcus Price, have all been awarded the Help and Support for Separated Families (HSSF) Mark.

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Teddy Bear Jump

TEDDY BEAR JOY AS OVER £1,000 IS RAISED

9 September 2014: As Reported earlier in the year, the annual Teddy Bear Parachute Challenge held on Saturday 28 June 2014 in aid of St Michael’s Church in Brantham was a great success. Since then the final count up has been done and with a last minute donation of £18 from Thompson Smith and Puxon, the Church has raised a fantastic total of £1001. The money will be used to repair the church roof and improve amenities.

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Shelley Cumbers, family solicitor

A CONCERNING DROP IN THE NUMBER OF PRIVATE FAMILY LAW APPLICATIONS REGARDING THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR CHILDREN

8 September 2014: Families involved in relationship breakdown and separation often need help and advice when it comes to agreeing the arrangements for their children and there are many issues which they must deal with. These include key decisions relating to the child’s upbringing, such as deciding what school their child should attend, what medical treatment they should receive and matters relating to their religion. Parents must also decide the practical day-to-day arrangements concerning where the child will live and how much time they will spend with each parent. They may also need to agree matters relating to the child travelling abroad for a holiday or even relocating internationally with one or other of the parents.

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