Monthly Archives: June 2017

Are You Committing Adultery? Are You Sure?

The definition of adultery is to have ‘sexual intercourse’, or to be completely clear on this, ‘penetrative sex’ with another person (not your spouse) of the opposite sex whilst you are married to your spouse. It’s surprising how many people believe that because they are separated (not divorced) from their spouse and having an affair […]


Online Divorces – Show me the money!

As a family lawyer and a keen football fan, I was particularly interested in a report in the media last year which brought into focus a very 21st Century phenomenon, along with online dating, shopping and beyond – online divorce services.  Former footballer and Match of the Day host, Gary Lineker sought a divorce after […]


Executors’ Duty to Pay Inheritance Tax

Executors’ Duties The executors of a deceased’s estate have the following duties (and this list is not exhaustive):- Arrange the funeral obtain details of all assets and debts pay any inheritance tax (IHT) due obtain a grant of probate (a document which allows the executors to deal with the assets of the deceased) gather in […]


rhw welcome three new employees!

We are delighted to welcome the following three new employees to the growing rhw legal presence in Guildford and beyond. Laura Bentley – Laura joins our very busy residential property team.  She was previously at Downs Solicitors based in Godalming where she worked in their Property Team for six years. Email: laura.bentley@rhw.co.uk   Hannah Rose […]