Talking about Family Law

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  • A High Court judge has urged a couple involved in a long-running divorce dispute over finances to try to settle the case to avoid further costs, which already run...
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    Five initial steps to take (or consider) to protect your financial position Obviously, the breakdown of a marriage can be an extremely difficult time, not least because of the...
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    A new study suggests that estranged fathers with an alleged or proven history of domestic abuse can use parental alienation claims to discredit mothers and gain parenting time with...
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    After an extended Christmas and New Year break, we thought it would be a good idea to catch up on some of the family law-related news that has happened...
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    The Ministry of Justice has published its latest quarterly statistics for the Family Court, for July to September 2019. The statistics show an increase in the number of cases started...
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    A new statistical release by the Office for National Statistics (‘ONS’) has suggested that divorce centres are to blame for a significant decrease in the number of divorces, due...
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    Christmas can be a fraught time for separated families with children. Having to split the festive season between two households can be extremely distressing for all concerned, especially if...
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    The Office for National Statistics (‘ONS’) has published its latest statistical release for domestic abuse prevalence and trends in England and Wales, for the year ending March 2019. And the...
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    Sometimes, even with the best intentions, a divorce can ‘go bad’. Acrimony and bitterness can creep in, and before you know it you are involved in lengthy, expensive and...
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    We have written here about this before, but the divorce of TV presenter Ant McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong continues to provide valuable lessons for anyone going through...
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    The Family Procedure Rules Committee has just closed its consultation on whether “secret” offers parties make to settle a case during financial proceedings can later be used in an...
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    Both the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, which was to introduce a system of no-fault divorce, and the Domestic Abuse Bill, which was to introduce a comprehensive package of...
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