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Something for the Week End – Friday 21st February 2014

It has been another varied week for all at FLP Towers, here’s what’s been happening: – Linda: Four delightful new clients this week who all managed to battle into the office despite the weather. Taking and drafting two witness statements, really grateful for their help, and another court document in preparation for a two day

Something for the Week End – Friday 14th February 2014

Happy Valentines Day! The day to receive flowers, chocolates …. and maybe even a marriage proposal! When planning your wedding, do you have ‘get a prenup’ at the top of your checklist? You would be forgiven for thinking that pre-nuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements are just for the rich and famous. In fact, they are

Something for the Week End – Friday 7th February 2014

This week saw the release of the 2012 national statistics for divorces in England and Wales. Here’s a few key facts:  The number of divorces in England and Wales in 2012 was 118,140, an increase of 0.5% since 2011, when there were 117,558 divorces.  In 2012, 10.8 people divorced per thousand married population, a decrease

Something for the Week End – Friday 31st January 2014

Despite the wet weather we’re all gearing up for the weekend here at FLP Towers after an extremely busy and varied week. January has flown by! Here’s what the team have been up to: Chris: This week I have been drafting documents for a First Directions Appointment, advising a client upon the effect of the

Something for the Week End – Friday 24th January 2014

One of the best things about working in family law is the close relationships we forge with our clients. This is how we approach the start of each week and coming to the end of the week knowing we’ve supported our clients makes it all worthwhile. Here’s how we’ve been supporting our clients this week: Alan:

Something for the Week End – Friday 17th January

It’s been another extremely busy week at FLP Towers with a variety of new enquiries coming in to keep everyone on their toes. I’ve been busy opening new matters, preparing documents for Court and ending the week by meeting with a relieved client to let her know her matter was now complete – a very grateful

To infinity (well 2014 at least) and beyond!

This is our third Christmas and to be honest – and I suspect everyone thinks the same – I have no idea where the time has gone. We’ve grown. Yes, the endless supply of custard creams and Tunnocks caramel wafers has taken its toll. Oh, and we have three new additions to the FLP family. Mark (Finance

Something for the Week End –  Friday 13th December

Welcome to this week’s Something for the Weekend. We’re half way into our advent calendar and the festive spirit is mulling away nicely (at least it will be once we’ve cracked our shopping……). Lisa: This week I have been preparing for a final hearing which will decide where my client’s children will reside. I have

Something for the Week End – Friday 29th November

With Lucy being off this week I have been trusted with letting you all know about our week – and what a busy one it has been! After months of planning, the Crimestoppers event that I helped organise took place last Friday evening and the whole team attended. It was a fantastic evening that raised lots

Something for the Week End – Friday 22nd November

Welcome to our 5th Something for the Week End blog! It’s been a busy week all round for Team FLP with lots of new enquiries from clients looking for advice and being particularly interested in collaborative law and mediation. With Resolution’s second Family Dispute Resolution Week starting on Monday, there has been a lot of