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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 financial deal that you have reached. Amy Fallows gives an…
Published Friday 7th December 2018
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.
Published Friday 5th October 2018
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 Zoë Tremeer-Holme looks at a famous example: ‘Kramer vs Kramer’.
Published Friday 21st September 2018
Emma Armstrong explains Grandparents’ rights and the legal options available to allow contact with grandchildren.
Published Friday 3rd August 2018
The Adoption Process
Emma Armstrong explains the adoption process and the things to consider if you are thinking about adopting a child.
Published Friday 8th June 2018
What is a Residence Order and do I need one?
Family Law Solicitor Amy Fallows explains the role of a residence order in establishing where a child will live after a relationship breakdown.
Published Friday 19th January 2018
What is a CAFCASS Wishes and Feelings assessment?
Family Law Partner, Amy Fallows, answers the most frequently asked questions about CAFCASS Wishes and Feelings assessments and their impact on child arrangements.
Published Friday 12th January 2018
Making child arrangements: your custody rights
When a relationship breaks down, not all parents can maintain a ‘happily ever after’ and disputes can arise over the custody of the children. Emma Armstrong explains custody rights.
Published Friday 15th December 2017
What is a Special Guardianship Order and is it right for me?
Family law Solicitor, Zoë Tremeer-Holme, sets out the basics of a special guardianship order and explores some of the issues to be aware of.
Published Thursday 26th October 2017
How to prepare for a CAFCASS safeguarding conversation
Amy Fallows explains what to expect from a CAFCASS safeguarding conversation during a dispute about child arrangements.
Published Thursday 31st August 2017
Gotcha! Adultery and modern-day divorce
In her first blog, Family Law Solicitor Zoë Tremeer-Holme explores the use of adultery as a ground for divorce.
Published Friday 4th August 2017