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Family Law Blog : January 2018

Comment on divorce & family law 

Spotting the signs your child might not be coping with divorce or separation

children and divorce.

Children are the unintended victims of divorce and separation in our society. Many parents we speak to are keen to minimise the impact of their separation on their children but don’t always know the signs to look for, or what to do about them. Child Developmental Psychologist Soila Sindiyo of Parenting Lives has provided this guest blog to help parents in these circumstances.

Is there a “good” place in the UK to get divorced?

divorce and family law court.

It is difficult to put a typical time on how long a divorce will take. We have said many times that the “quickie” divorce is a myth. The only thing that is quick is if the parties agree not to contest anything so the actual documentation is sorted very quickly. This doesn’t change the amount of time it takes for the court to process the paperwork and issue a decree nisi and, then, the decree absolute.

Prenups and unmarried couples’ rights in The Archers

Prenups and cohabitation rights in The Archers.

Second marriages and prenuptial agreements have been one of the most recent storylines of The Archers. Through the trials and tribulations in the relationship between Lillian and Justin the BBC radio show has cast its light on 21st century family life from the comfort of fictional Ambridge.

5 important questions to ask a family lawyer before you instruct them

Questions for your family lawyer.

Instructing a family lawyer is something you might only do once in your life, so knowing what questions to ask when you first talk to them is very important. I’ve suggested five key questions which are worth asking, to make sure you are getting the best possible, most appropriate service for your family law needs.

New Year’s Resolutions for Separated Parents

Resolutions for Separated Parents from Family Law Solicitor.

It’s that time again: Christmas is firmly behind us, it’s a New Year with a fresh start and how many of us have already broken new diet regimes with leftover chocolate or fallen off the proverbial wagon of any number of resolutions we made when Big Ben chimed us in to 2018 just days ago? Or is the resolution to give up making grand resolution each year and start with smaller manageable and sustainable changes?

 

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