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March 4 / News

To defend or not defend? That is the question.

In my many years practicing family law, I have seen a multitude of reasons for filing for divorce raised by Petitioners.

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March 1 / News

Some practical advice – Same Sex Separation

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show that the rate of divorce for same sex couples doubled in 2019, compared to the previous year.

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February 25 / News

Making a Complaint about NHS Treatment

If you believe that you, or a member of your family, have received substandard or negligent care, you may wish to send a letter of complaint to the NHS Trust or the individual responsible for that care.

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February 25 / News

No Fault Divorce Is Coming Soon

Under the current law, divorce is based on the irretrievable breakdown of marriage supported by proof of one out of five available facts

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February 24 / News

Five Things to do Before the End of the Tax Year

1.            Top up your ISA

One of the most tax-efficient ways to invest is through an individual savings account (ISA).

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February 19 / News

MUCH NEEDED HELP FOR THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE ON THE WAY

One of the major problems the UK faces during lockdown is the issue of domestic abuse.

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February 12 / News

Valentine’s Day & Mental Health

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to celebrate loving relationships. However, many of us will suffer with our mental health because Valentine’s Day can heighten feelings of loneliness and self-worth.

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February 8 / News

Pensions and Divorce

When a divorcing couple come to sort out their finances the question of what to do with pensions is often overlooked, avoided or simply swept under the carpet because it is too complicated.

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February 5 / News

Children’s mental health and separation – How best to deal with separation

With lockdown still in effect in the UK, 2021’s Children’s Mental Health Week has received much more attention than usual with many children experiencing poor mental health whilst at home.

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February 5 / News

Child Maintenance cases down as more parents agree voluntary arrangements

In figures produced recently by the Department of Work and Pensions, the number of open cases handled by Child Maintenance Services (CMS) has dropped from 75,000 in June 2020, to 71,700 in September 2020.

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