Family and Children

22/01/2019 0 comments 132 views

A new opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our Family Department in Spalding. The successful candidate should ideally have prior experience working in a Family Department in a...
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17/12/2018 0 comments 108 views

Shockingly the main finding of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s annual report is that there are half a million more children suffering poverty since 20111/2012 following “a relentless rise in the...
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11/12/2018 0 comments 127 views

The Government has announced that it will introduce a new mental health bill following today’s publication of the findings of an independent review into the Mental Health Act 1983. However,...
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07/12/2018 0 comments 91 views

Over the past week I heard with interest the comments made by the President of the High Court Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, in relation to the epidemic of Care...
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26/11/2018 0 comments 165 views

Children have historically been considered as the "hidden victims" of domestic abuse as many agencies focus upon the needs of adults. However, evidence has shown that there are significant implications...
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20/11/2018 0 comments 224 views

All mothers and most fathers have legal rights and responsibilities as a parent known as parental responsibility (PR). Fathers have PR if they are married to the mother at the...
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08/11/2018 0 comments 132 views

Domestic abuse and Domestic Violence are long standing issues within our society which not only affects women but also affects men. While it is true that the legal remedies and...
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08/11/2018 0 comments 158 views

Solicitors have welcomed a much-anticipated public consultation on introducing ‘no-fault’ divorce, currently being prepared by The Justice Secretary, David Gauke. The Justice Secretary is reported to be preparing a consultation...
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01/11/2018 0 comments 191 views

Coercive control is a pattern of behaviour seeking to take away the victim’s liberty or freedom, to strip away their sense of self. It is not just a women’s bodily...
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26/09/2018 0 comments 237 views

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together.  However, for parents who are separated, Christmas can be a difficult time. For most parents Christmas is all about pleasing...
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