Legal News : Family Law

No Fault Divorce

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill will be introduced on 6 April 2022, this is fantastic news for family law as the last major divorce reform was over 50 years ago! What are the changes?…

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Businesses & Divorce

Will my business be part of a divorce settlement? In short, yes. In the majority of cases, the business and its value are included within the assets which the Court will consider during a divorce…

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Grandparents Rights

  When relationships break down, contact arrangements for children often need to be agreed.  Whilst this mostly affects the parents of the children, it can also affect the wider relatives such as grandparents, many of…

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Good Divorce Week

Good Divorce Week is an annual campaign which this year runs between 29 November & 3 December. It is organised by Resolution, a community of family justice professionals who work with families and individuals to…

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No Fault Divorce No Longer A Pipe Dream

For decades family lawyers have been campaigning tirelessly for an end to the blame game in divorce. Finally in June 2020, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill cleared the final stages of parliamentary scrutiny in…

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The Marital Home during divorce

  In divorce, unless parties are able to agree matters between themselves, the court will decide an appropriate financial settlement. For the majority of divorcing couples, the main asset will be the matrimonial home. When…

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Many a times we hear about the rich and famous signing pre-nuptial agreements to protect their assets.  Regardless of whether it is their first or fourth marriage, we see news stories splashed across the front…

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