Putting children first : why ministers must listen to collaborative lawyers

By Norman Taylor, collaborative family lawyer As an advocate of collaborative approaches to separation and divorce I was encouraged to see Resolution’s campaigning debated in the House of Lords. As a long standing member of Resolution, the organisation representing lawyers … Continue reading

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Why failing to make a will spells doom for cohabiting couples

More than one million cohabiting couples will inherit nothing if their partner dies without a will and has dependent children. This stark warning from The Law Society serves as timely reminder of the vulnerability of the 5.9 million couples who … Continue reading

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Government shelves taxing the vulnerable on divorce – for the time being?

The Independent reports that Secretary of State for Justice, Chris Grayling has ‘quietly shelved’ plans to double the cost of filing for divorce. The controversial proposal, which seems to have divided the coalition government, would have seen fees rocket from … Continue reading

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