Family law news & articles


October 30th, 2018

The Legal 500 is a prominent and highly regarded directory...

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Success for the Equal Civil Partnership Campaign

July 17th, 2018

The law on marriage was once traditionally for heterosexual couples....

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Celebrating 20 years at Lennons…

July 3rd, 2018

It’s a true delight for us to note, and a...

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Will MP’s Secure More Rights for Grandparents?

June 28th, 2018

Grandparents rights set to improve? Currently, under the Children Act...

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Important factors to consider when going through a divorce

February 19th, 2018

Head of Family, Gavin Henshaw, discusses about important points to...

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Family cases – Winning at all costs?

November 2nd, 2017

As I was writing this article, it got me thinking...

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Shift Work Blamed For Rise In Divorce Rate

September 14th, 2017

The growing number of people in need of the best...

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Til death do us part?

June 12th, 2017

The divorce case of Mr and Mrs Owens in the...

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Equality for all? Not just yet

March 27th, 2017

The face of family law fundamentally changed in 2005 when...

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Resolution and Resolution’s new code of Practice

March 2nd, 2017

Resolution and Resolution’s new code of Practice – our matrimonial...

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5 things to consider when going through a divorce

Five things to consider when going through a divorce

February 13th, 2017

Going through a divorce is challenging, emotional and could be...

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The sky’s not the limit for financial settlements in divorce

February 8th, 2017

When it comes to financial settlements in divorce proceedings, what...

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Welcome Gavin!

February 3rd, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have welcomed back family solicitor, Gavin...

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What is a Pre-Nuptial Agreement?

May 19th, 2016

 Paralegal, Laura Unite explains… ‘Pre-nup’ is a word thrown about in American films and TV shows. They are fairly standard within the American legal system (and other jurisdictions in Europe)...

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One month on from the increase in court fees…

May 7th, 2016

Is the gap in accessing justice widening further? Trainee Solicitor,...

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Georgina Went

No-Fault Divorce: the solution or the problem?

May 3rd, 2016

Trainee Solicitor, Georgina Went, outlines the proposed amendment to family...

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The Modern Slavery Act 2015

March 7th, 2016

The Modern Slavery Bill was introduced to Parliament on 10 June 2014 and the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“the Act”) was passed into law on 26 March 2015. The Act:...

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The proposed Asylum (Unaccompanied Children Displaced by Conflict) Bill

February 23rd, 2016

Under the Ten Minute Rule Bill, a Member of Parliament may make a speech for up to ten minutes to propose a new Bill to Parliament. Liberal Democrat leader Tim...

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Divorce court fee going up to £550!

July 24th, 2015

The cost of getting divorced is set to rise with...

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Family Dispute Resolution Week 2014

November 24th, 2014

It is Resolution First For Families’ “Family Dispute Resolution Week”,...

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Family Mediation

June 16th, 2014

Jenny Russell, family law solicitor and mediator, explains what Mediation...

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Same sex marriages

April 29th, 2014

First we had The Civil Partnership Act 2004, which came into force on 5th December 2005.  This legislation sought to give same sex couples the legal rights that heterosexual married...

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Changes in the family courts

April 22nd, 2014

A new single family court has been introduced today, 22nd April 2014 and all new cases will be heard by the new family court.  Only specially selected cases will be...

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Divorce – Facts and Figures

March 29th, 2014

The Office for National Statistics has released their findings relating to divorces in England and Wales in 2012. The number of divorces in England and Wales in 2012 was 118,140,...

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements in the news

March 11th, 2014

For the last three years I have been advising clients entering into pre-nuptial agreements (known as pre-nups) that they are not legally binding, but that judges are generally taking more...

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Family Dispute Resolution Week 2013

November 27th, 2013

Jenny Russell offers support to Resolution campaign This week is family law dispute resolution week. It is run by ‘Resolution – first for family law’, an organisation of family lawyers...

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