Divorce options: poll reveals public misconception about alternatives to court

A new poll reveals the alarming fact that many people still believe that divorce must involve court – and this despite government efforts and funding to promote alternative options. In the ‘Christmas Stress Factor’ poll commissioned by Resolution only one … Continue reading

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Kids in the Middle: filling a gap for children hurt by separation and divorce

Kids in the Middle is a new national charity being set up in collaboration between young people and family lawyers and mediators, with one purpose: to provide online support and help for children caught in the fallout of separation and … Continue reading

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Routes to divorce: confrontational litigation or measured mediation?

In the second of our ‘back to basics’ series we examine mediation versus litigation – two extreme options for separating couples. As family lawyers, we understand only too well that these terms may be unfamiliar and daunting for those coping … Continue reading

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Back to basics: taking the first steps to divorce

Few couples take the decision to separate and divorce lightly – in fact some people can battle with inner angst for several years before admitting there is no alternative way forward. One of the most stressful events in our adult … Continue reading

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“Sensitive and understanding” – top ranking in Chambers legal guide

The Jones Myers team is celebrating once again as the respected Chambers UK legal guide ranks the firm in the top tier with high praise for individual partners. Previously described by the guide as “utterly brilliant”, the 2014 edition comments … Continue reading

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