Teenagers Removed From The Care Of Their Parents & Placed Into Foster Care By Family Court For Being Severely Overweight

Earlier this month, a Family Court judgment was published which stated that two teenagers, aged 13 and 17, have been removed from the care of their parents due to them...


Covid-19 Vaccinations For Children – Disputes Between Separated Parents

According to reports, children could be in-line to receive the Covid-19 vaccine from as early as August under provisional Government plans. The University of Oxford is currently undertaking a clinical...


Homes Rights – An Overview

If you are married then you have a right to live in your family home, even if you are not a registered owner of the property. This right is referred...


New No-Fault Divorce Laws – Coming Into Force In Autumn 2021

For years one spouse has had to blame the other for the breakdown in their marriage unless they have been separated for two years (with consent) or five years. The...


The Impact Of Brexit On Divorce Proceedings Where There Is A Cross-Border Element – Briefing Paper Released By The House Of Commons

As was previously the case prior to the UK leaving the EU, divorce laws in England and Wales will continue to abide by national legislation, so there will be no...


Mediation – The Conciliatory Approach To Divorce & Separation

Getting a divorce is probably one of the most traumatic experiences that a person will have to deal with. Obtaining a divorce can often throw up a number of disputes...


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...