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The tale of the thoroughly modern royal wedding
Amy Fallows reports on the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
By Amy Fallows on Friday 18th May 2018
Divorce in a Click
Head of Family Simon Mortimer examines a new pilot scheme which could mean divorce is a just one click away.
By Simon Mortimer on Monday 6th March 2017
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
What’s in a name?
Legal Executive Vikki Porthouse explores the legal aspects of a name change.
By Vikki Porthouse on Friday 22nd July 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
Gary Lineker does divorce
In an article published this month, Gary Lineker discusses his recent divorce. Here, family law solicitor Simon Mortimer provides his responses to Gary's top 5 tips for divorce.
By Simon Mortimer on Wednesday 27th April 2016
Divorce – no one’s Fault
Family law solicitor Simon Mortimer looks at the latest developments in the 'no fault divorce' bill.
By Simon Mortimer on Tuesday 5th April 2016
Don’t put off your divorce
Family law solicitor Simon Mortimer discusses a latest case concerning tenants in common and why you shouldn't put off your divorce.
By Simon Mortimer on Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Cohabiting partner wins deceased partner’s share of the house
Head of the Wills, probate and trust team solicitor Rachael Stephenson discusses a case concerning a woman who won a legal battle after part of the estate she shared with her late partner…
By Rachael Stephenson on Thursday 25th February 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
Advice for Victims of Cumbria Floods
This page contains links to resources on our site which aim to help householders and businesses who have been affected by flooding in Cumbria.
By Angela Huck on Tuesday 8th December 2015