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Comment on divorce & family law 

New videos make divorce advice more accessible

By Andrew Woolley, on Wednesday November 19, 2014 at 1:58pm

Trying to stay connected with clients and offer useful advice in an innovative way remains a challenge and has led to a whole new suite of short video advice clips available via the Woolley & Co website.

Parents turn their backs on lawyers in family law cases

By Lisa Macdonald, on Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 2:00pm

A recent report highlights the fact that fewer and fewer parents are being represented in cases concerning their children. But what is the true impact of this change.

Has there really been a “revolution” in cohabitation law?

By Kate Butler, on Wednesday November 5, 2014 at 1:16pm

Readers of the Daily Mail may have been fooled into thinking a recent case changes everything for unmarried couples. That’s not the case, as family lawyer Kate Butler explains.

Mr Justice Mostyn’s recent ruling on dating before divorce - sexist or practical?

By Luci Larkin, on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at 2:30pm

A High Court judge has warned against having a relationship while still fighting over the matrimonial money. Does his ruling signal a new approach by the courts?

Financial support, even before divorce is granted

By Richard England, on Wednesday October 15, 2014 at 2:00pm

If one party in divorce proceedings feels they need financial support from the other, even before a full financial claim is settled or the divorce decree obtained it is possible to make an application to the court for something called ‘Maintenance Pending Suit.’ As this is quite a complicated legal term I’ve dedicated this blog to explaining what it is and when it might be relevant.

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