Child Maintenance – all you ever needed to know

By Norman Taylor, Collaborative Family Lawyer The UK’s sixth largest union has hit out against the government’s Child Maintenance Service (CMS) condemning moves to charge parents a fee to access its help. Jayne Craven, industrial officer for the Public and … Continue reading

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Mediation taskforce proposals akin to ‘putting sticking plaster over a broken leg’

The proposals from the Ministry of Justice to boost the use of publicly funded mediation services are well intentioned, but will ultimately be as ineffective “as sticking a plaster on a broken leg” – because they fail to acknowledge the … Continue reading

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Lords favour helping couples by closing the loopholes in the law on pre-nups

Thoughtfully negotiated and properly drafted pre-nuptial agreements are now widely accepted as the sensible way for couples to avoid the potential distress, acrimony and expense associated with resolving financial matters, should their relationship end.

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