Family

02/10/2017 0 comments 86 views

Since legal aid changes in 2014, limiting the availability of legal aid in family law cases, the courts have seen an increase in parties attending court without legal representation. Those...
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28/09/2017 0 comments 106 views

After the Court of Appeal dismissed a woman's bid for an equal share of the matrimonial assets, family lawyers now appear to be predicting a rise in the number of...
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31/08/2017 0 comments 102 views

For many, attending Court can be a very nerve wracking experience whether represented or unrepresented. All parties should attend Family Court Hearings so orders are not made against them and...
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29/08/2017 0 comments 125 views

It was refreshing to note on the family law hub that there was a Parliamentary briefing (which can be located here) regarding what is parental responsibility, how it is gained and...
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23/08/2017 0 comments 268 views

Everybody loves a good wedding and it is a time to celebrate and get together with friends and family and look forward to the future.  It is however very important...
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15/08/2017 0 comments 171 views

Recent research by Women’s Aid and CAFCASS has found that 62 per cent of applications to the Family Court about where a child should live or spend time feature allegations...
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15/08/2017 0 comments 107 views

I am delighted to announce that I have recently been reaccredited by Resolution as a Specialist Family Lawyer with particular specialisms in financial cases (within divorce or separation) and Domestic...
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10/08/2017 0 comments 114 views

Men who abuse women “use the same tactics as paedophiles and I’ve never met one who wanted to change, says author of How he Gets in her Head.  The author...
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09/08/2017 0 comments 167 views

Since 2012 Child Maintenance payments are based solely on actual income allowing wealthy parents to organise their finances so that their contributions are minimal. A Senior Judge, Mr Justice Mostyn,...
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03/08/2017 0 comments 98 views

In a recent case an abused victim awarded £175,000 in compensation was ordered to give his ex-wife £100,000. Mr K (47) was awarded £175,000 by the Government but regarded the...
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