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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Legal 500 recommends our niche family practice as ‘one of the best in the area’

Our standing as a leader in the field of family law is endorsed by the 2017 Legal 500 guide  which has once again awarded Jones Myers a joint Top Tier position for Leeds, West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. The highly … Continue reading

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Dr Foster: a stark reminder why children should never be pawns in parents’ battles

The spotlight has fallen on youngsters who are caught in the explosive crossfire of warring parents following the volatile BBC melodrama, Doctor Foster. The relentless and destructive behaviour of Tom’s divorced parents left the series on a cliffhanger, with the … 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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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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Should all judges compile a ‘Dear Sam’ letter when putting children’s interests first?

A senior judge’s highly unusual move in explaining to a 14-year-old boy in a letter his decision why the child could not live with his father will have touched the hearts and minds of all parents. Typically, judges produce a … Continue reading

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