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21st October 2020

How to have an amicable divorce

More often than not, a potential client’s first statement on contacting us is ‘I want an amicable divorce’. You might have recently watched ‘Us’ on BBC1 about Douglas…

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13th October 2020

The digital updates in Family Law

Since lockdown in March 2020, lawyers dealing with family law have had to adapt to an ever-changing set of guidance and procedures. Previously the Court has dealt with…

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6th October 2020

Citizens Advice report increase in searches for divorce guidance

Citizens Advice has reported an increase in searches for divorce guidance since April 2020 following a reduction in physical visits due to lockdown, and views on its divorce…

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23rd September 2020

The Effect of the ‘Rule of Six’ on Contact Arrangements

The Government has announced social gatherings in England will be limited to a maximum of six people, otherwise known as the ‘Rule of Six’. This means that when meeting…

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18th September 2020

Domestic abuse reports continue to rise due to COVID-19 pandemic

If you’re a fan of soap operas, you may have been following Chantelle’s story in EastEnders and the domestic abuse she has suffered at the hands of her…

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17th September 2020

Amending a Child Arrangement Order

1. What steps should parents/guardians take when amending a child arrangement order? A child arrangements order is, of course, an order of the Family Court which would have…

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15th July 2020

Collaborative Law

Collaborative family law is a constructive way to divorce and resolve family disputes with dignity.  Collaborative divorce has been described as “the way your divorce lawyer would do…

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9th July 2020

Spousal Maintenance

Divorce can be a complicated process with many things to consider, one such element is spousal maintenance. In this article we discuss the instances in which spousal maintenance…

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3rd July 2020

Reaching agreements in a new era of virtual appointments

As we started working from home in March 2020 which seems so long ago, there was concerns of client engagement in new technologies and if clients would be…

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2nd July 2020

Cohabitation agreement: How does it protect unmarried couples who live together?

1. When it comes to living together, do unmarried couples have any automatic rights? Unmarried cohabitant couples have very limited legal rights in comparison to married couples. There…

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