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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More child maintenance loopholes reinforce why family courts should rule on payments

By Peter Jones, founder A new report has prompted fresh concerns about the systems that are supposed to ensure children receive maintenance payments they are entitled to. Family law charity, Gingerbread has claimed that loopholes in the Child Maintenance Service … Continue reading

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Why jaw-jaw is always better than war-war

By Norman Taylor, consultant The countdown to Resolution’s fourth Family Dispute Resolution Week, which runs across November 23-27th , is a timely opportunity to flag up the alternatives to the ‘traditional’ court hearing route for divorcing couples.

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Back to basics: taking the first steps to divorce

Few couples take the decision to separate and divorce lightly – in fact some people can battle with inner angst for several years before admitting there is no alternative way forward. One of the most stressful events in our adult … Continue reading

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Counting the cost of fighting over finances in divorce

Arguing about money could spell disaster for your marriage, according to a recent tabloid headline. Based on an American academic survey the newspaper story claims that rowing about finance is more of a predictor of divorce than arguments about children, … Continue reading

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Compromise key to an amicable settlement

By Peter Jones, Partner The headlines make for grim reading: long term unemployment is at its highest level since 1996; income growth has slowed to 0.6 per cent, well below inflation; the Eurozone crisis deepens and the Bank of England … Continue reading

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