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Could Children Be Major Beneficiaries Of No Fault Divorce In The UK?

The idea of a no-fault divorce is nothing new. There have been articles, blogs and features in the UK media on the topic for some years now. It has been raised in Parliament, championed by leaders of the family law division and, in a recent survey, 80 per cent of…

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6 Family Law YouTube channels to follow in 2018

Family Law YouTube Channels

There’s a wealth of great content across the web that can help you with all matters Family Law, and there’s no better place to go for it than YouTube. Whilst there are plenty of Family Law websites out there with handy guides and articles on related topics, nothing lets you…

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Can I sign a prenuptial agreement after I’m married?

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This is a question we’re hearing from more and more couples. In some instances, it’s when we tell them they have left it too late to get a prenup before marriage. Whilst called something slightly different there is an equivalent that can be prepared and signed after the marriage or…

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Can Prince Harry help us make 2018 the Year of the Pre-nup?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

So Prince Harry has decided not to sign a pre-nup before marrying Meghan Markle, according to reports. He believes he doesn’t need to safeguard his estimated £30 million fortune because he is marrying Ms Markle for life – who herself is said to be worth £4 million and is on her…

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How can the law help unmarried couples?

unmarried couple holding hands and walking

There have been calls for years now for the law to do more to help unmarried, cohabiting couples. When a couple marries, they immediately get certain legal rights and liabilities. So, for instance, their joint property and assets are split if they divorce, with a starting point of a 50/50…

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Why do I need a family lawyer to get a divorce?

divorce lawyer sat at wooden table with pen and paperwork

You would think that the answer to this question is obvious, wouldn’t you? To advise on the law of course, but it is not as simple as that. Whilst there is the obvious benefit of having proper legal advice there are many other reasons to have a specialist family lawyer…

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Child contact with non-resident parent – thinking practically

close up of parent holding hands with child and walking outside

Trying to reach an agreement about child contact with non-resident parents, especially when the situation may feel raw, can be difficult. However, the main focus has to be what is in the best interests of the child, rather than what you ideally want or what you feel you should be…

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What are the consequences of a delayed divorce?

woman in delayed divorce sitting by the window looking unhappy

Making the decision to split from a spouse can be one of the hardest things that many people will do. Once they have made the decision and set the wheels in motions there is a seemingly endless list of “to dos” to get things sorted before they can move on…

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2018 – The Year of the Prenup?

married couple prenup

It’s 2018. Maybe this is the year to be honest about marriage and take the stigma out of marriage breakdown. Maybe, 2018 should be the year of the prenup? Discussions on prenuptial agreements are not new. After all, prenups have been around for some time. They are very popular, routine…

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Is it possible to divorce someone more than once?

marriage certificate and scissors for article can you divorce the same person more than once

How many times can you be divorced from the same person? As many times as you marry them is the honest answer. Just ask Liz Taylor and Richard Burton. But if you only marry a person once, you can only be divorced once? True or false? Well, in the case…

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Arbitration in family law – a private judge to settle disputes about your children

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I keep hearing that our court system is broken or on the verge of collapse. I have to say I am inclined to agree. Last year I went to court with a client about the arrangements for his children.  One of the issues was a holiday abroad in the school…

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Technological change long overdue in family law cases

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As a family law solicitor, it never ceases to amaze me how wasteful the court system is, in more ways than one. Anyone who has attended a hearing at court as part of their family proceedings, will have an idea of just how much paper is generated for those few…

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