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Family Law Blog written by Woolley & Co

Comment on divorce & family law 

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 understand a topic with more depth and clarity than via the medium of video.

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 split and this is regardless of who has been paying the mortgage or generating the savings.

Guidelines for separated parents to avoid harm to their children

children separated parents.

A divorce or separation is often hardest on the children. Most separating parents are keen to make sure that their children are protected from harm. Unfortunately, not every parent realises the impact of their own actions on the well-being of their child. In this guest blog Soila Sindiyo of, Parenting Lives lists a few behaviour and actions which can cause harm. A useful read for any parent.

Has same-sex marriage made civil partnerships obsolete?

are civil partnerships now obsolete.

It’s been widely reported that the Government is to take a good look again at civil partnerships.

Earlier this month saw the second reading of the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Bill in the Commons, which seeks to see how the Government can extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples. What it also did was throw under the spotlight whether civil partnerships are needed at all now that same-sex couples can get married.

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.

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