How compromise and cooperation can make Christmas magical and memorable

The rising popularity for divorced couples to celebrate Christmas with their current partner, their children and their ex appears to be the perfect panacea at an emotionally charged time. The ‘win-win’ scenario ensures children savour the special festivities in a … Continue reading

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How – and why – arbitration lowers the cost of divorce

A poll has revealed that 66% (two thirds) of divorcees would have chosen arbitration instead of going to court – had they known it was an option. The research was included in an article that claimed divorcing couples in the … Continue reading

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MPs acknowledge changes in family law are overdue in Commons Lobby Day campaign

Our founder, Peter Jones, has called on Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn and Leeds East MP Richard Burgon – the Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Shadow Lord Chancellor – to introduce far-reaching changes to family law. The call … Continue reading

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Our role in nationwide campaign to change family law features on BBC radio

Jones Myers founder, Peter Jones, has highlighted the significance of a far-reaching campaign calling for no fault divorce law and improved rights for cohabiting couples to thousands of listeners on BBC Radio Leeds. Appearing on ‘Legal Monday’ with popular presenter … Continue reading

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Jones Myers consolidates Tier 1 ranking in Chambers 2017 Guide

We are delighted to have retained our Tier 1 ranking in the Chambers 2017 Guide for Leeds, Bradford and surrounding areas – and have more leading experts in family law listed than any other firm of our kind in Yorkshire. … Continue reading

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Norman takes the Yorkshire Three Peaks fundraising challenge to new heights

Congratulations to our family law specialist, Norman Taylor, who beat the 12-hour target in the gruelling Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge – raising more than £1,500 to date for children’s charity, PhysCap. Norman and a six-strong group, which included his wife … Continue reading

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Legal 500 re-enforces our expertise as ‘One of the top niche practices’

Jones Myers once again leads the way in the latest Legal 500 rankings – retaining our joint top position for Leeds, West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire family law firms for another year. The latest guide recommends us for our specialisations … Continue reading

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Our family law expert gives BBC radio listeners valuable advice on key divorce issues

Legal Aid, doomerang divorcees and why the summer holidays are a time of heightened pressure for relationships were among the issues raised when Norman Taylor appeared on BBC Radio Leeds ‘Legal Monday’ programme.

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Six ways to stop ‘breadwinner envy’ spiralling into divorce

By Peter Jones, founder The number of British fathers electing to stay-at-home more than doubled between 1993 and 2014, as women increasingly went out to work. Other reasons for husbands not being the main breadwinner include better career opportunities for … Continue reading

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Three reasons why the new children’s arbitration scheme is better than going to court

By Kate Banerjee, Head of the Children Department at  Jones Myers The announcement that the Institute of Family Law  Arbitrators (IFLA) has launched a Family Law Arbitration  Children Scheme is another positive step forward in  settling family disputes out of … Continue reading

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