Family

24/01/2019 0 comments 1173 views

The Mediation process can cover financial arrangements on a temporary and permanent basis. At the start of the process both parties have to provide full financial disclosure on a prescribed...
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23/01/2019 0 comments 256 views

In my blog yesterday I explained the benefits of Mediation.  Today I will focus on how you can get the most from the process. Remember: It is a voluntary process...
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22/01/2019 0 comments 207 views

The 21st  to the 25th January is Family Mediation Week. During this week I will post a blog each day to explain the Mediation process and the benefits of taking...
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21/01/2019 0 comments 251 views

Family Mediation can cover arrangements for children where parents are divorcing or separating. Commonly, it is a question of where children will live and how often they will see the...
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18/12/2018 0 comments 257 views

Making separating couples wait 6 months before their divorce is finalised is an “unacceptable delay” for those who do not have children. The Ministry of Justice who have just finished...
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17/12/2018 0 comments 251 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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14/12/2018 0 comments 274 views

A family Judge has criticised a husband who cheated on his wife. The criticism related to the husband’s decision to contest a divorce petition, issued by his wife.  She referred...
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11/12/2018 0 comments 234 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 191 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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20/11/2018 0 comments 347 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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