Simple Guide to Getting Divorced

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Simple Guide to Getting Divorced

Divorce can be a difficult process, fraught with emotion and beset with legal hurdles, but there’s no need for it to be long and drawn out. Not all marriages end acrimoniously, and for those that do, there is an established legal process that can iron out disputes and keep communications civil between the parties. The divorce process in short If … Read More

What Rights Does The Father of Child Have?

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When a marriage ends in divorce or separation, men often feel as if their rights are fairly limited or unrecognised by law, particularly when children are in the picture. There is no one rule that applies to every father’s rights to see their children. Individual circumstances are taken into account from both sides of a separated couple before any legal … Read More

5 Top Facts About Changes to the Family Courts

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Last month saw a new, combined family court system coming into force in England and Wales, replacing the previous three tier system. The associated reforms are intended to simplify family law proceedings, make them easier for the public to access and understand, and make better provision for children caught up in legal disputes. They include the following major changes:- 1. … Read More

How Changes to the Family Court Will Affect Couples with Children

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Getting divorced is never a simple, pain-free process – especially when children are also involved. Emotions run high, agreements can be stressful, and children are often in the thick of it. However, thanks to the Children and Families Act being granted Royal Assent last month, vulnerable children will be at the very centre of the family justice system, and therefore … Read More

What does parental care actually mean?

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Parental care is the term used to describe your legal duty to care for your children. If you are a mother, you will automatically be expected to provide care for your biological children. However, if you are a father, you will only usually be expected provide care for your children if you are married to their mother and/or listed on … Read More

What do family law solicitors do?

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The relationships within families are often complicated. Emotional distress, differences of opinion and arguments can lead to the eventual breakdown of those relationships, and the consequences for the entire family can be devastating. If you are in the midst of such a scenario, you may need the expert services of family law solicitors. But once you have found one you … Read More