What is family arbitration & do you need it?

Family arbitration is a means of settling issues relating to family law without the need for a full court hearing. It is mostly used to deal with issues relating to […]

How to Change Your Name – What You Need to Know

There are several reasons for changing your name, whether that be due to marriage, a civil partnership,  divorce, or wanting to be known by a nickname. Irrespective of the reason, […]

What’s the difference between annulment and divorce?

When a couple decides that their marriage can no longer continue, they will typically decide that a divorce is needed. However, many people do not realise that an annulment might […]

Understanding high net worth divorce

In regular divorce cases, usually, the biggest challenge is ensuring a “fair and equitable” split of the family home and any pension funds. In high net worth divorce cases, issues […]

Understanding the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020

The UK’s divorce laws have long been dubbed as archaic and outdated. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 is expected to change this. Coming into force in autumn 2021, […]

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 […]