Court out? Weighing up the options

Jones Myers is delighted to be named one of the two top family law firms in Leeds, West and North Yorkshire, by our industry bible Legal 500 this week. We believe that one of the reasons we receive such accolades … Continue reading

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Tails you lose: who keeps the dog in a divorce?

By Fiona Kendall, Partner The recent sad “tail” of a battle brewing between actors Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson for custody of their cross bred pooch is not uncommon.  When couples are splitting up or divorcing who keeps the much-loved … Continue reading

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Is the settlement pendulum about to swing too far?

By Fiona Kendall, partner You may have seen Jones Myers commenting in The Times on the Law Commission’s proposals about how divorce settlements could be worked out in the future in England and Wales. Proposed changes include providing a mathematical … Continue reading

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Back to school blues – tips for parents living apart

By Fiona Kendall, Partner The opening of school gates across the UK this week after the long summer holidays can be traumatic for both pupils and parents. For separated or divorced couples it can be even more of a challenge … Continue reading

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