Family

16/02/2018 0 comments 51 views

Generally the wrong father’s name can only be removed from the child’s birth certificate by an application if: DNA tests prove  he is not the biological father of the child...
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08/02/2018 0 comments 82 views

I have for many years been representing people in divorce where the other party fall somewhere on the Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) spectrum.  Most of these cases will involve children...
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08/02/2018 0 comments 63 views

The President of the Family Division has provided further details of new Specialist Courts being highlighted to deal with the financial aspects of divorce proceedings. The Courts have been initially...
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02/02/2018 0 comments 74 views

The number of domestic violence victims representing themselves against abusers in family courts has more than doubled since 2012. Thousands of domestic violence victims are having to represent themselves in...
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08/01/2018 0 comments 129 views

Despite the Government encouraging the public to access Mediation by making it obligatory to attend a MIAM (Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting) before going to court, tens of thousands of...
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02/01/2018 0 comments 181 views

'Divorce Day' also known as the first working Monday in January. Solicitors always expect a rise in calls as couples make the difficult decision to separate. While the term Divorce...
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13/12/2017 0 comments 192 views

There appears to be some gathering momentum behind Resolution’s “no fault divorce” campaign. What we don’t know is how people feel about going through a divorce, in particular the need...
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11/12/2017 0 comments 188 views

Specialist Courts dealing with the financial aspects of divorce proceedings are to the piloted early next year as part of wider efforts to separate divorce administratively from its financial consequences....
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07/12/2017 0 comments 198 views

Resolution warns that that millions of unmarried couples who live together could be unaware of their rights upon a relationship breakdown. Resolution recently carried out a survey which found that...
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05/12/2017 0 comments 272 views

Many people fear the festive period and not a year goes by when a rise doesn’t occur in domestic incidents reported to the police. For most of us, Christmas conjures...
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