How to Keep Your Family Matter Out of the Courts!

October 14th, 2020|Categories: Family Law|Tags: , , |

A top family judge recently pleaded with family lawyers to stop clogging up the Court system with unnecessary applications. According to an article published in the Law Gazette, Judge Stephen Wildblood has urged family lawyers [...]

How to Change a Child’s Name as Mum when Dad Has Parental Responsibility

October 7th, 2020|Categories: Children|Tags: , , |

A common question we get asked by Mums is ‘can I change my child’s name when dad has parental responsibility?’ The answer is that ‘it’s possible’, especially if dad has no relationship with the child, [...]

How Does Family Law Tackle Coercive Control Cases?

October 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Not all domestic abuse is physical… it takes many forms, one of which is coercive control. Cases of coercive behaviour can crossover from family law into criminal law, often making the process unpredictable and tricky. [...]

Family Mediation: Do You Need To Go?

September 24th, 2020|Categories: Divorce and Separation, Family Law|Tags: , , |

In short, the answer is no. You can refuse to go to family mediation as it’s still voluntary in the UK. You might feel that family mediation is just another tactic used to stop you [...]

Help for Male Domestic Violence Victims

September 15th, 2020|Categories: Domestic Abuse/Injunction|Tags: , , |

Domestic abuse is often perceived to be a man abusing a woman. However, domestic violence toward men by women is a very real issue. Many men tend to suffer in silence at the hands of [...]

Benefits of a Family Lawyer for an Adoption Application

September 10th, 2020|Categories: Family Law|Tags: , , |

Adopting a child involves navigating a complex, legal road. However, it’s to be expected given that a child’s future is at a stake. Hiring a family lawyer to help with an adoption application gives you [...]

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