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Christmas time contact for children
Vikki Porthouse gives her top tips for child arrangements for separating or divorcing parents over Christmas.
By Vikki Porthouse on Friday 16th December 2016
New Adoption Laws
Head of Family Law Simon Mortimer examines the potential impact of the Children and Social Work Bill which aims to improve the outcomes for young people for whom the care…
By Simon Mortimer on Tuesday 7th June 2016
Form E error on online divorces
Online divorces made between April 2011 to January 2012 or April 2014 to December 2015, may have incorrect Form E calculations. Family law solicitor Simon Mortimer explains further in this factsheet.
By Simon Mortimer on Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Burnetts has been widely accredited for the quality of its expertise and service across numerous areas of law. Details of our accreditations can be found here:
By Angela Huck on Monday 2nd November 2015
Parental Involvement in Children’s Lives
For years, a small strike force of super heroes has stalked the family justice system to raise the profile of their campaign for the rights of parents who no longer…
By Simon Mortimer on Friday 24th October 2014
We have separated – what arrangements should we make for our children?
In this short article, Amy Fallows a solicitor specialising in cases involving children, advises on the best way to make arrangements for children following a separation.
By Amy Fallows on Friday 14th March 2014
Grandparents - Parental Responsibility Explained
A short factsheet explaining grandparents' responsibility for making decisions regarding the care of their grandchildren.
By Amy Fallows on Sunday 15th May 2011