Family Law Guides

Finances and Divorce

When considering divorce, you may not take into account financial separation from your spouse. It is important to sever your financial as well as your marital ties to your spouse so as to stop any further claims on your assets, income and estate. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of financial independence following a divorce, […]

Financial commitments don’t end with divorce

Contrary to popular belief, your financial commitment to your ex-partner (wife, husband or civil partner) does not end with a ‘Decree Absolute’. Even if you discuss matters amicably with your ex-partner and decide what happens to your wealth and assets your financial commitments to each other will not end until you legally formalise the arrangement […]

Rights of Fathers in Divorce

Divorce can be an upsetting time, both for the husband and wife and for any children involved, but in law both parents have a responsibility to support their children after a divorce. Firstly, as a father you have as much right as the mother to stake a claim for custody of the children, although in […]

Helping in Domestic Abuse Cases

Domestic Abuse – We are a caring and sensitive firm that can help in these difficult circumstances Experiencing domestic abuse of any kind can be a harrowing experience. However, our friendly and experienced team of family lawyers understand the effects of domestic abuse and can help you resolve your issues in this area. Domestic abuse […]

Child Custody in Divorce & Separation

Children and custody in divorce and separation cases The break-up of a marriage or other relationship can be distressing, especially where the couple have children. The main issues that need to be addressed are: With which partner each of the children will make their main home How much time each child should spend with each […]

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a form of meeting used in family law for working out financial circumstances and child ownership following a couple’s divorce and separation. A normal meeting of the two parties is likely to be unproductive and potentially dangerous if hostility is brewing between the couple. That is the importance of the mediation process as […]
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