Supreme Court Denies Tini Owens Divorce

A woman who was refused a divorce from her husband after 37 years of marriage has had her appeal for divorce rejected by the Supreme Court – leading to questions...


What Is Collaborative Law?

Collaborative law allows separating and divorcing couples to work together with their respective solicitors to find an amicable solution to the issues that they face when parting ways without the...


Prenuptial Agreements – An Overview

What is a Prenuptial Agreement (Prenup)? A prenuptial agreement (or pre-marital agreement) is an agreement made by a couple before they marry or enter into a civil partnership. It sets...


World Cup Domestic Abuse

Prior to the start of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, there was a campaign ran by domestic violence charity, Pathway Project, which aimed to raise awareness of abuse during...


Bankruptcy And Divorce Proceedings

Over the last number of years it has not been uncommon for bankruptcy and divorce proceedings to take place simultaneously. Bankruptcy is the legal status and form of insolvency, whereby...


Heterosexual Couple Win Legal Right To Civil Partnership

A recent Supreme Court case has ruled that a heterosexual couple have a legal right to a civil partnership instead of marriage. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan claimed a unanimous...


Can I Take My Child On Holiday?

As the school holidays approach many separated couples ask themselves if they are able to take their child or children on holiday without the consent of the other parent. Can...


Grandparent Rights To Contact With Grandchildren

Grandparents spending time with their Grandchildren, if the Grandchildren’s parents are divorced or separated, can be difficult to achieve sometimes. As a result of this Grandparents can often feel undervalued...


What Is Parental Alienation?

Parental Alienation is a term used to describe a situation where a children is used as a weapon against the other parent when a relationship breaks down. It is known as...


Surrogacy Law Reforms

The Law Commission in England, Wales and Scotland will undertake a joint three year project to develop law reforms and give recommendations upon surrogacy law. This will involve public consultation...


Male Domestic Abuse

In the UK, the overwhelming perception or stereotype of a domestic abuse victim is a female. However, worrying statistics reported by the Mankind Initiative website shows this isn’t always the case,...


How To Win A Child Custody Battle

A child custody battle with an ex-partner can be one of the most emotional and stressful experiences a parent can go through. You may feel that it would be better for...