How perception of Divorce has changed in 2020

Over the course of time, relationship habits, wants and priorities have changed and evolved to become more inclusive but also more aware, especially when it comes to finances and shared […]

How Family Law is adapting to a ‘virtual’ world

In just a few months, Covid-19 has seen normal life change dramatically. Some changes have had devastating consequences and other changes have brought potentially positive changes to the way we […]

Coronavirus and its impact on family law

Not only has Covid-19 significantly impacted the way we work, shop and socialise but the virus has greatly impacted how we live day to day. For many families and individuals […]

Is a ‘Good Divorce’ possible?

Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult experience, especially when there are children, multiple properties and significant assets or debts involved. But is it possible to have a “good” divorce? With the […]

Financial Provision following divorce: Scotland versus England

divorce

Divorce can either be a simple procedure, where the partners are in agreement and there are no children or limited household goods or possessions, or it can be a messy […]

Protecting children from effects of divorce

children

Divorce is an extremely difficult and challenging process, with everybody involved being impacted in some way or another. This is no exception where children are concerned, and they can often […]

What rights do fathers have following separation?

Fathers rights

When a couple separates, the toughest discussions usually centre around the children. Whilst we hear a lot about mother’s rights, it’s sometimes less clear what fathers are entitled to and […]

5 changes to the new divorce petition form

From August 2017, spouses must use the new updated petition form when seeking a divorce, dissolution (of a civil partnership) or legal separation. The new form is mostly the same […]

Balancing children’s time between divorced parents

Helping Children Through Divorce

42% of marriages end in divorce in the UK and unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for children’s parents to separate. Find out more on shared parental responsibility and how to help […]

Important considerations on pensions on divorce or dissolution

Pensions

Pensions are becoming an important consideration for us all, with many unsure about how they will secure their futures. Changes to the way pensions are dealt with have had a […]

Helping children through divorce

Divorce and children

Divorce is tough on everybody involved but, as is often said, it is always hardest on the kids. A big change is likely to be scary for children at the […]

The need for mediation at Christmas

Mediation at Christmas

One of the most powerful messages being broadcast at this time of year is that Christmas is a time for family. For many, this is a happy, heart-warming message but […]