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Family Law

Insights

16th February 2024

Child Maintenance Enforcement Changes

The government recently announced that parents who refuse to financially support their children will face quicker penalties, under a new scheme with the Child Maintenance Service. The announcement…

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30th January 2024

Collaborative Law

One aspect of family law that gives me a lot of job satisfaction is helping clients agree a solution to issues that arise and arrangements that need to…

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25th January 2024

Family Mediation Week 2024

What is Family Mediation? Family Mediation is a flexible and confidential process used to settle a dispute between two or more people following the breakdown of a marriage,…

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23rd January 2024

Family Mediation FAQs

Is mediation compulsory? No, but if you are considering making an application to the Family Court you will need to attend a preliminary meeting with a mediator, known…

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Insights

19th January 2024

5 things to bear in mind when you attend mediation

In support of Family Mediation week, we outline 5 things to bear in mind when you attend mediation. These points may not come easily if you haven’t been…

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News

12th January 2024

Ellisons Solicitors expands its family law offering in Chelmsford

Ellisons Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Solicitor, Sally Ward to its growing Family team based in Chelmsford. Sally is a highly experienced family…

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Insights

2nd January 2024

Divorce Day Delay?

The beginning of January is often referred to as boom time for family Solicitors with the first working day back in the office also aptly named 'divorce day'.…

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Insights

21st December 2023

Raising Children with Additional Needs and Divorce

Over the years of practising as a Family Law Solicitor, clients cite numerous reasons for the breakdown in their marriage. Some clients have described the pressures of raising…

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Insights

31st August 2023

Occupational Rent: What is it and when should it be considered when separating?

When you and your partner are separating, and there is jointly-owned property, you could be entitled to claim occupational rent. If a property is owned in joint names,…

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25th August 2023

Cohabiting Partners and Wills

People may often think that entering into Wills are something that you should do in later life or when you have “lots of money”. Unfortunately, it is not…

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