Resolution has announced that a new Family Law Children Arbitration Scheme ('the Children Scheme') has been developed which will launch later this year to take its place alongside the established financial scheme. The new scheme will offer the opportunity to resolve disputes concerning the exercise of parental responsibility and other private law issues about the welfare of children by arbitration.
Couples thinking of divorcing are increasingly turning to bite-sized videos to find information on the process before visiting a solicitor.
The revealing insight into modern-day divorce habits comes from leading family law firm Woolley & Co, Solicitors.
Statistics show access to the internet from mobile phones has more than doubled to 58 per cent between 2010 and 2014, with 68 per cent of adults accessing information online while on the move, which is making the divorce videos more and more popular.
Woolley & Co has again been recognised by the leading legal industry guide as offering outstanding service to clients.
The Legal 500 publication for 2015 recommends the firm in four areas of England and Wales specifically, while listing two lawyers as being elite, with six others as recommended.
Last Friday, 15th May 2015, saw the 5th Annual Woolley & Co lawyers conference held in Warwickshire. Opening the conference senior partner Andrew Woolley set out his observations on the current state of family law, commenting on a few challenges ahead but noting how well positioned Woolley & Co are to meet these factors head on.
Congested family courts are costing families and businesses across Oxfordshire thousands of pounds a year through cancelled hearings and a lack of judges, a local lawyer has warned.
Bicester-based Sian Winter, of Woolley & Co, has returned from maternity leave to find the number of scheduled hearings for clients being cancelled higher than ever as family courts struggle to cope with the demand for divorce and other family issues.