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Family Law

An update on 'no-fault' divorce

This change to the law hopes to help many couples resolve their affairs on more amicable terms.

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Divorce

Family Law

Forum shopping for maintenance

The Supreme Court has given its judgement about whether a wife could claim maintenance in England whilst her husband brought…

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Commercial Dispute Resolution

Is Justice still being served?

Crown Courts, which deal with the most serious criminal cases, are dealing with a range of work, much of which…

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Coronavirus

Family Law

COVID-19 Update: Separated Parents and Contact with Children

COVID-19 has brought with it a new set of challenges for separated parents who share care for their children.

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Coronavirus

Family Law

COVID-19 Separated Parents and Contact with Children

There are many difficulties that are likely to arise as a result of the Government advice on isolation, travel and…

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Coronavirus

Family Law

Coronavirus and re-opening matrimonial financial settlements

The pervasive impact of coronavirus is beginning to affect every area of our work and home life – matrimonial settlements…

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Coronavirus

Agribusiness

Data protection and Coronavirus: what you need to know

The information Commissioner’s Office has published brief guidance in relation to the impact of COVID-19 on data protection requirements.

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Grounds For Divorce

Family Law

Conscious Uncoupling - Divorcing the Collaborative Way

Many family lawyers now see going to court to be unsuitable and can often cause long-term irreparable emotional damage to…

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Divorce and separation

Consent orders: What you need to know (video)

A consent order is a financial document that you get at the end of your divorce, which sets out the…

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Cases involving children

Parental responsibility and the law: a focus on lesbian relationships

Family Law Solicitor Emma Armstrong explains who has parental responsibility for a child with same-sex parents.

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Cases involving children

Family law in the movies: Kramer vs Kramer

Relationship breakdown is an emotionally charged subject: a favourite of producers unable to resist a dramatic storyline. Family law Solicitor…

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Grandparents Rights

Cases involving children

Grandparents’ rights

Emma Armstrong explains Grandparents’ rights and the legal options available to allow contact with grandchildren.

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