In part 1 of this blog series, I looked at what rights you have if your child divorces. We explored how complications can arise if you have provided your child with money to help them purchase their home and they are married (or later gets married) and then the marriage breaks down. As explained in
Now the dust has settled on the start of the New Year what changes does 2019 hold for family law? In this blog piece I take a look at some of the trends, shifts and changes that are set to have an impact on family law – for separating/divorcing couples and their families, as well
There appears to be an increasingly cold wind blowing for lawyers who fail to embrace new ways of working and promote more constructive dialogues between divorcing couples, as demonstrated by two very different court reports that were released in the last few weeks. ABX v SBX This was an English decision in matrimonial finance proceedings.
‘The Secret Barrister’ has brought a number of failings of the Criminal Court to the public’s awareness. So what happens if we place the same critical lens on the Family Courts? For many individuals who find themselves caught up in Family Law proceedings, this is often the first contact they’ve had with any court room.
Vivienne Smith is a writer, trainer, presenter, transformational coach and certified NLP and Hypnosis practitioner. In this guest blog Vivienne shares her practical tips on being a single parent during the festive season. Christmas is around the corner and already the customary Christmas madness is in full swing. It seems like every other advert on
Family Therapist and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor Leia Monsoon shares her experience of how separating parents can help to limit the impact of conflict on their children. Divorce is something that happens between adults, but the effects are often felt by children. Divorcing is one of the most stressful situations adults can go through. It can be
When I ask any separating parent what their priorities are, I almost always get the same answer – my children. All parents want the best for their children but often have different ideas as to what ‘is best’. These differences often create conflict in the family, with the child stuck in the middle. This is
Letter of Wishes – what is it and why have one if you are updating your Will as a result of separating from your partner? We welcome Ian Flack, Managing Director at Flackwoods, to the FLP blog to explain what a Letter of Wishes is, and why you should think about one when re-writing your
Can I make my partner move out? This is a question that we are often asked and the answer is…it depends on the circumstances. I thought it would be helpful to provide some examples using fictional characters Andrew and Bettie to demonstrate the different scenarios and issues that can arise. If you are married It
Here at Family Law Partners, our specialist divorce solicitors try to facilitate settlement out of court wherever possible. However, without disclosure by both parties, this simply isn’t possible. Similarly, without disclosure, a Judge is unlikely to order a financial settlement, as they would not know whether the settlement properly reflects the assets held between the