A Guide To Pre-Nuptial Agreements

2020 will be a year to remember for a number of reasons. But for many it will be the disappointment of delaying their wedding. If you find yourself in a situation...


Business Minister Advises Businesses To Provide Greater Support To Employees Who Are Suffering From Domestic Abuse

The Business Minister, Paul Scully, has commented that businesses “have a duty” to support their employees who are suffering from domestic abuse and that the majority of UK employers are...


Unmarried Couples & Relationship Breakdown

During these difficult times, relationships are under even more pressure than usual. If you have decided that your relationship has come to an end, living arrangements with your partner will...


Adultery & Divorce Proceedings

To obtain a divorce in England and Wales you must demonstrate that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. To establish irretrievable breakdown you must prove one of five facts, one...


Family Courts Release Guidance On How Hearings Will Be Conducted Under Third Lockdown – The Road Ahead 2021

Updated guidance from the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, has been released which sets out how the Family Courts will operate under the third coronavirus lockdown and...


How Will The Third Lockdown Impact On My Divorce?

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday (4th January) night, England has now been plunged into the third lockdown of the coronavirus pandemic. January is always a busy time for divorce...


January Divorces – Act Today For A Better Tomorrow

We’ve reached that time of the year again of “out with the old and in with the new”.  Well intended resolutions have been made in relation to exercise, diet, alcohol...


Christmas Contact Arrangements For Separated Parents During Covid-19

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together and celebrate – but it can be heart-breaking for separated parents and their children. With the added and significant problems...


The Impact Of COVID-19 & The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020 On Insolvency & Divorce Proceedings

The economic turmoil created by the coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly had a significant impact on many businesses. Those that once thrived are now facing significant financial difficulty and potential insolvency...


Is It Possible To Have An Amicable Divorce?

The number of couples getting divorced in England and Wales surged by almost a fifth in 2019 to the highest figure it’s been in five years, according to the Office...


Good Divorce Week 2020

30th November 2020 sees the start of Good Divorce Week, which is an annual campaign organised by Resolution. The main initiative of this year’s campaign is to raise awareness of...


The Relevance Of ‘Bad Behaviour’ In Financial Remedy Proceedings

When dealing with the financial aspects of a divorce, some would like the Judge to know how badly the other party has behaved, and would hope for some ‘compensation’ in...