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Family | 4th July 2022

Parental Alienation – What are the signs and what should...

Over the last few years the Court has seen an increase in the number of cases raising issues of parental alienation.  Being prevented from having...

Dimple Patel

Associate, Family Law
Family | 8th June 2022

Taking children abroad – do you require the other parent’s...

Summer holidays abroad Now that the days are getting longer, the sun has come out, and Covid restrictions are lifting, many of us are dreaming...

Ellie Newbery

Consultant, Family Law
Family | 23rd May 2022

Financial provision for children

As the number of children being born to unmarried couple rises, family lawyers have seen an increase in enquiries from parents concerned about how they...

Dimple Patel

Associate, Family Law
Family | 22nd April 2022

Pensions and divorce, why it should not be overlooked…

A survey carried out by Which? in November 2021 found that only 15% of divorcing couples include pensions in their financial settlement. For many families...

Dimple Patel

Associate, Family Law
Family | 6th April 2022

Prenups… not just for the rich and famous.

According to a survey carried out by the Marriage Foundation one in five weddings now start with a prenup. They may be considered unromantic by...

Dimple Patel

Associate, Family Law
Family | 21st March 2022

Mind the Gap! How to narrow the disparity between income...

The BBC reported on 16 February 2022 that inflation is rising faster than at any time in the past 30 years and wages are failing...

Ellie Newbery

Consultant, Family Law
Family | 28th February 2022

No Fault Divorce

The most significant change to UK divorce laws in 50 years is due to come into effect on 6th April 2022. The aim of the...

Dimple Patel

Associate, Family Law
Family | 11th February 2022

Working it out when things go wrong

The ongoing pandemic has placed many pressures on our personal lives, with one in five relationships struggling to survive according to research by University College...

Ellie Newbery

Consultant, Family Law
Family | 14th September 2021

Do grandparents have a right to contact with their grandchildren?

When a couple makes the decision to divorce, the breakdown of the relationship can have far-reaching consequences. Unfortunately, grandparents of any children of the relationship...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family
Family | 22nd June 2021

Marriage breakdowns could head for their own lockdown

The easing of lockdown may have been the catalyst for the announcement by billionaire Bill Gates and his wife that they were heading for divorce...

Vanessa McMurtrie

Partner, Family