Do grandparents have a right to contact with their grandchildren?
When a couple makes the decision to divorce, the breakdown of the relationship can have far-reaching consequences. Unfortunately, grandparents of any children of the relationship can suffer and even be prevented from seeing their grandchildren as often as they would like. However, there are certain actions grandparents can take to secure their relationship with their beloved grandchildren and in this article, we look at some of the solutions to a very sensitive legal problem.
What happens to business assets during a divorce?
We know that divorce is not easy for anyone, but it can become even more complex when there are business assets involved.
Divorce & Separation advice: what to do now
We help with all aspects of Family Law and especially divorce cases. Kelly Parks, Head of our Family Law team offers advice on what to do next.
Tips for Surviving the festive season and beyond when separated
We know that going through a divorce or separation can be stressful at the best of times, but over the festive season emotions can run very high, especially when there are children involved.
Child vaccinations and what happens when the parents disagree
Dogs & Divorce- a bone of contention?
Over the last few years, there have been a spattering of cases in the media where separating couples have disclosed that they have spent thousands of pounds arguing over who should get the dog.
Online divorce advice - the pros and cons
We know that the speed and convenience of online divorce is appealing. This article explains when it is appropriate and when it is not.
The Future of Divorce
It has recently been announced that couples in England and Wales will eventually be able to file for a ‘no fault’ divorce, meaning that couples who simply grow apart, no longer have to find ‘blame’ to bring the marriage to an end. It is thought that this reform in divorce law will help to reduce family conflict and, in some cases, could speed up divorce proceedings. With these changes, alongside the introduction of the Ministry of Justice online divorce platform it is thought that divorce will become much quicker and easier for many couples in the future.
Cohabitation is the name given to unmarried couples living together. Whether you have previously been married, or are living with your first ‘partner’, you are called cohabitees. But what does this actually mean in practice, and what are your legal rights if anything were to happen to the relationship, or to either of you?
How Social Media Can Fuel A Divorce
Court departs from the ‘sharing principle’ in a divorce settlement
In a ruling in the June of 2017, the courts followed an increasing trend for financial settlements of divorcing couples to reflect more accurately the contributions that each partner made to the marriage.
Practical Advice - Taking Children Abroad After Separation
Planning ahead is important for most family holidays, but if you are looking to take your children abroad and you have separated or divorced, then the sooner you prepare this, the better.
Court reform gives stronger protection for victims and witnesses
Vulnerable victims and witnesses will no longer have to appear in court under new plans to roll out pre-trial evidence sessions.
Grounds for Divorce Explained
To provide you with the required advice, insight and information surrounding the five grounds for divorce we have developed an article breaking them down.