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We understand that you may be going through a difficult time but when it comes to Family Law, you need a solicitor that you can trust.

Our team of Family Law Solicitors in Sheffield, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Dronfield and Nottingham can help you sort out all of your legal issues.  For more information, call us in confidence on 0330 017 6307.

A family law solicitor can help you with many legal aspects including the handling legal issues such as divorce, separation, child custody and adoption as well as taking care of child custody arrangements, putting prenuptial agreements in place and even taking care of property arrangements.

We know that relationships can be complicated, so here at Banner Jones, we are here to make to things as comfortable and as convenient as possible. For more information, call us in confidence on 0330 017 6307.

 

Child vaccinations and what happens when the parents disagree

Child vaccinations and what happens when the parents disagree

All child vaccinations in the UK are voluntary and therefore parental consent must be given prior to the vaccination.

Everything you need to know about divorce

Everything you need to know about divorce

This guide explains the divorce process and covers the key points that anyone considering, or in the process of, a divorce should understand.

Common law marriage - does it exist?

Common law marriage - does it exist?

Does common law marriage exist? The short answer is “no”, however, almost half of people in England and Wales mistakenly believe that unmarried couples who live together have a common law marriage and enjoy the same rights as couples that are legally married.

Dogs & Divorce: Is it a bone of contention?

Dogs & Divorce: Is it a bone of contention?

What do these ex-couples have in common – Cheryl & Ashley Cole, Liam Gallagher & Nicole Appleton, Ant McPartlin & Lisa Armstrong? Well, they have all argued over who should get the dog during their divorce.

Reforming the Divorce Laws

Reforming the Divorce Laws

Couples wishing to divorce will soon benefit from a less confrontational process, under proposals announced by the Justice Secretary David Gauke.
Are Pre-Nups Binding?

Are Pre-Nups Binding?

Just how binding are Pre-nuptial Agreements in the British Courts? Well a recent ruling of the High Court on a French ‘pre-nuptial agreement’ pretty much spells it out.

More legal aid support for victims of domestic violence

More legal aid support for victims of domestic violence

The Ministry of Justice has announced that victims of domestic violence will get more support in taking abusive former partners to court.

Home secretary must establish marriage of convenience

In an interesting twist on an old movie script, a recent Supreme Court ruling found that for a removal order to be issued against an EU individual on the ground that she had abused her right of residence in the UK by attempting to enter into a marriage of convenience with a non-EU national, it was for the home secretary to establish that it would have been a marriage of convenience rather than for the individual to establish that the relationship was a genuine and lasting one.

Court departs from the ‘sharing principle’ in a divorce settlement

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.

Why children come first in a divorce

Why children come first in a divorce

During a break up, being fair and civilised to each other is often the best you can hope for, but when there are children involved emotions need to be set aside.

Practical Advice - Taking Children Abroad After Separation

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

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.

Adoption of children in care to be an increased priority

Adoption of children in care to be an increased priority

A proposed new law will make “life-long stability” a priority for children in care and will mean that courts and councils always pursue adoption when it’s in a child’s interest.
Adoption Orders

Adoption Orders

Open the article to find out more about the types and process of adoption orders.

Divorce and Separation

Divorce and Separation

Family Law: Divorce - The Banner Jones Process.

Divorce Across The Years

Divorce Across The Years

Using recent data from the ONS, we've created this informative infographic about how divorce has changed over the years - from 1931 to today!

Children & Separation Guide

Children & Separation Guide

Getting through a divorce or separation is hard at the best of times but is often even harder when there are children involved in the relationship. Use our helpful guide for tips on explaining the situation to the children.

Divorce Survival Tips

Divorce Survival Tips

We’ve enlisted the help of some local relationship counsellors in Sheffield to provide you with some survival advice to help get you through a divorce.

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