Jones Myers in the media spotlight as we further expand our children’s law expertise

A solicitor with a strong track record in family law and social care law is further enhancing the reputation of our children’s team at our niche family law firm. Sasha Williams joins our department’s nine-strong team – which includes an … Continue reading

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Will divorce exams become the latest Chinese export?

By Peter Jones, founder Over the years China’s relentless manufacturing machine has seen us devouring it’s lengthy list of exports spanning textiles, toys, DVDs, body jewellery, mobile phones and food products. So could the news that a Chinese married couple … Continue reading

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Jones Myers steps up commitment to Alzheimer’s Society with Memory Walk

Jones Myers partners and lawyers were among hundreds of committed fundraisers who flocked to Harrogate’s Valley Gardens to help boost vital research to find a cure for dementia.

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Why we’re cheering Lisa’s marathon effort for MS Society

  There was much to celebrate this week after our plucky paralegal was among the 43,127 people who completed the iconic 2017 Great North Run. Footsore Lisa Stephenson crossed the half marathon’s finish line in a very respectable two hours, … Continue reading

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Why we’re putting our best foot forward for Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk

A team of partners and lawyers from Jones Myers is stepping out to support Harrogate’s Memory Walk which is boosting funds for Alzheimer’s Society. This year over 110,000 people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, will take part in similar … Continue reading

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Tell-tale signs and tips to help prevent your child being abducted

A call for more concerted action to prevent children in parental disputes being abducted overseas comes as yet more disturbing cases hit the headlines. The stark reality is that around 1, 000 British children are taken abroad by the other … Continue reading

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Why naming and shaming adulterers is a great leap backwards

By Peter Jones, founder The government’s new divorce form, aimed at making the process more user-friendly, is more likely to backfire by increasing conflict and lengthening the time a divorce takes. The updated online form includes a space for those … Continue reading

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Why the dinosaurs’ days are numbered in the current child support system

By Peter Jones, founder A senior judge’s call for parents with valuable homes to be forced to pay more child support highlights a loophole in the system which is criticised as being unfair and does not put children’s interests first. … Continue reading

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We’re marking further expansion with a new office in Harrogate

Milestone expansion: our new office will be based at Windsor House. Having worked with divorcing and separating couples for many years, as a firm we understand that it is no cliché to describe the process as one of the most … Continue reading

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A formula for cohabiting couples to protect their finances

By Peter Jones, founder Cohabiting couples are calling for a change in the law to give them the same rights as married couples. The findings of the latest in a series of surveys reinforce a lack of understanding among this … Continue reading

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