Conscious Uncoupling –‘deluded tosh’ or a sensible attitude to divorce?

Such is the world of celebrity that Ms Paltrow felt compelled to share the news of her marriage breakdown to the Coldplay frontman through an online essay of some 2,000 words. Given the pressures of that kind of lifestyle, it … Continue reading

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How will new family laws determine children’s fate?

Child Arrangement Orders, designed to meet the best interests of the child, rather than what a parent wants, are a cornerstone of The Children and Families Bill which becomes law on April 22. Kate Banerjee, head of our children’s department, … Continue reading

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Countdown to new family laws: an overview of the Children and Families Bill

  Major legislation that will overhaul the family court system and have far reaching implications for divorcing couples has been given Royal Assent and will become law on April 22 this year.

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Have you signed the right will? Why you should check your signature

By Martin Holdsworth Where there’s a will there may well be a relative who feels that they have been unfairly cut out of an inheritance. As a lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience of dealing with disputes over the … Continue reading

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