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Family Law Fees Set to Increase

A series of family law fees are set to increase by 8% across the board if proposals presented by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) are passed. If implemented, fees for divorce applications, nullification, civil partnership dissolution, parental order applications and family court hearings will increase in September or October 2021. […]

By |2021-04-07T22:26:41+00:00April 7th, 2021|Family Law|0 Comments

£500 Incentive for Divorcing Couples to Stay Out of Court

The Ministry of Justice is offering 2,000 divorcing couples the opportunity to apply for a £500 voucher towards the cost of family mediation. The incentive is an attempt to keep families out of court. Family mediation is usually charged for, unless one party has access to Legal Aid. […]

By |2021-04-01T19:08:37+00:00April 1st, 2021|Family Law|0 Comments

What Happens if a Parent Doesn’t Pay Child Maintenance?

Child maintenance payments have been a hot topic throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, many single parents have seen their child maintenance payments reduced or stopped because of the financial impact of COVID-19. But what happens if a parent doesn’t pay child maintenance?  […]

By |2021-03-24T20:57:09+00:00March 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do Parental Responsibility Laws Disadvantage Men?

It could be argued that parental responsibility (PR) laws are long overdue an update given the apparent disadvantages men face when it comes to PR. It seems men are treated unfairly, without good reason, when it comes to PR for children. However, many women would disagree given that men have historically had many advantages over [...]

By |2021-03-18T15:56:19+00:00March 18th, 2021|Children|0 Comments

How Do I Pay Legal Fees for Divorce?

We understand that legal fees can be a barrier to hiring a lawyer for your divorce. If you don’t qualify for state help or Legal Aid to cover your legal fees for divorce or don’t have savings or can’t pay through your income, how do you find the funds? Here are some options you can [...]

By |2021-03-10T10:14:34+00:00March 10th, 2021|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

How Do You Prove Domestic Abuse?

In the first four months of the coronavirus pandemic, domestic violence incidents reported to the police increased by 7%. However, millions of victims don’t report abuse to the police. Why? They fear that they will be unable to prove that they are a victim of abuse. So, how do you prove domestic abuse? […]

By |2021-03-05T11:53:13+00:00March 5th, 2021|Domestic Abuse/Injunction|0 Comments

Why You Should Never Feel Ashamed to Get a Divorce

If you decide to bring your marriage to an end, you might feel a sense of guilt or shame. You are not alone. For many, divorce can be a shameful public admission of defeat – a failure to remain true to vows that were said when first getting married. However, if you choose to get [...]

By |2021-02-24T21:40:52+00:00February 24th, 2021|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

£125 million domestic abuse support funding for councils

Good news in the fight against domestic violence! Local councils have been allocated £125 million by the government to provide domestic abuse support for victims and their children. Amid a surge in domestic violence cases during COVID-19 related national lockdowns, the government is stepping up efforts to tackle the issue. […]

By |2021-02-17T15:25:19+00:00February 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the Domestic Abuse Bill?

The Domestic Abuse Bill 2019 – 2021 has hit the headlines a lot in recent months. Introduced to the House of Commons on 3 March 2020, the Bill has made significant progress since last year. But what is the Domestic Abuse Bill and how will it help victims of violence and abuse in the future? [...]

By |2021-02-13T13:41:51+00:00February 13th, 2021|Domestic Abuse/Injunction|0 Comments

How Employers Can Support Domestic Abuse Victims

A recent UK government report outlined plans for helping employers support domestic abuse victims. If you’re a UK employer, providing support for domestic violence victims is not only the right thing to do morally, but it can also benefit your business by reducing lost output because of time taken off work by those abused. [...]

By |2021-02-04T10:09:40+00:00February 4th, 2021|Domestic Abuse/Injunction|0 Comments
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