Parental alienation is on the rise: 5 steps to stop it

The agency that looks after children’s interests in family courts, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), has said that divorced parents who “brainwash” them against former partners are guilty of abuse.

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Five reasons why self-help is vital when divorcing

By Peter Jones, founder Anthea Turner’s announcement that her “awful divorce process” has inspired her to write a self-help book for others going through similar difficulties, underlines how many people are left bruised and unhappy by the experience.

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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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Tails you lose: who keeps the dog in a divorce?

By Fiona Kendall, Partner The recent sad “tail” of a battle brewing between actors Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson for custody of their cross bred pooch is not uncommon.  When couples are splitting up or divorcing who keeps the much-loved … Continue reading

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