Family | 6th April 2021

Non-payment of child maintenance: What happens if a parent doesn’t...

Under a child maintenance arrangement, child maintenance is usually paid by the parent who does not have day-to-day care of the child or does not...

Sharon Powell

Partner, Head of Family
Family | 1st November 2019

“A dog is for life, not just for Christmas”, but...

We are a nation of pet lovers, but what happens to them if their human owners separate? Relationship breakdown is usually a stressful time for...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Family | 27th November 2018

Is there such a thing as a ‘good divorce’?

Many Resolution[1] family lawyers think so and this week is Resolution’s annual awareness-raising week Minimising the impact of conflict on children: Conflict can have some...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Family | 1st August 2017

How to Behave in Front of Children During a Divorce

During a divorce, the priority should be the welfare and wellbeing of children. Too often we see them used as a pawn in a messy...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Family | 11th January 2016

How to deal with kids in a divorce

One of the sad facts of life is that breakdowns in relationships and divorces do happen. It can be a difficult thing to deal with...

James Ward

Family | 4th November 2015

Family matters: Dealing with a breakdown

Family breakdowns can be the result of long periods of heartbreak, sadness and unhappiness, but it's important to remember that the difficult decision to break...

James Ward