Matrimonial Home Rights Notice Explained

If your marriage or civil partnership breaks down, but your home is owned solely by your ex-partner, a matrimonial home rights notice gives you certain protections. It’s best to talk to a specialist family lawyer at Holland Family Law to discuss a home rights permit, but here are the basics on what the notice means [...]

By |2019-12-02T20:44:06+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Divorce and Separation, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Form E Financial Statement in Divorce?

If you’re in the process of obtaining a divorce or separation, you and your ex-spouse are expected to provide a full, honest, relevant and ongoing financial disclosure to each other, giving full details of your financial circumstances. This is done through a Form E financial statement outlining your financial order but what is it? [...]

By |2019-11-19T23:50:06+00:00November 20th, 2019|Divorce and Separation, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Parental Alienation? How Do You Fight Parental Alienation Legally?

Following your divorce, has your child become more hostile towards you without justification? Are you being denied access to your child despite sharing custody with your ex-spouse? It’s possible that you’re the victim of parental alienation. Here’s how to deal with parental alienation legally. […]

What is a Separated Parents Information Programme?

In most divorce cases, when parents cannot agree on child arrangements, the Family Court is asked to intervene and make a decision. As part of the process, the Court will instruct parents to attend a Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP), but what is a SPIP and what does it involve? […]

By |2019-10-29T08:22:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Children, Divorce and Separation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Divorce Pension Sharing Order?

In July 2019, the Pension Advisory Group (PAG) published a report outlining the treatment of pensions following divorce. Pensions are difficult to value and difficult to divide. A divorce pension sharing order is a solution, but what is it? […]

By |2019-09-26T18:13:58+00:00September 27th, 2019|Divorce and Separation, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the Child Arrangements Programme?

The Child Arrangements Programme (CAP) was recently reviewed by the Private Law Working Group in response to a consultation commissioned by the President of the Family Division of the High Court. This blog explains what the CAP is and how it applies to child arrangements for divorcing or separating couples. The Family Division of the [...]

When will no fault divorce begin in UK?

No fault divorce has hit the headlines frequently in the last 12 months. A number of high-profile cases have exposed the need for no blame divorce to replace archaic laws. Family lawyers across the UK are urging the government to back the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, but when will no fault divorce begin in [...]

How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer That’s Right for Your Case

If you want to file for divorce it’s important that you choose a divorce lawyer that’s right for your case. Not only will this be crucial to the outcome, it will be vital to how your case is managed from start to finish, both emotionally and financially. Here are some top tips for choosing a [...]

By |2019-05-30T14:06:44+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Divorce and Separation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Divorce and Child Disputes: How do the Courts Decide Child Arrangements?

Divorce and child disputes can be contentious. Ideally, separating couples should find a solution that is in the best interests of their children, when deciding how much time they spend with each parent. If parents cannot settle a dispute between themselves or via family lawyers, either parent can make a court application. Divorce and child [...]

Respond to a Divorce Petition Basic Checklist

What do you do if you’re served with divorce papers? Receiving divorce papers can be a shock, even if you were expecting them. The important thing is not to panic if you’re served with notice of divorce proceedings against you. This basic checklist outlines how to respond to a divorce petition. […]

By |2019-03-28T17:24:59+00:00April 1st, 2019|Divorce and Separation, Uncategorized|0 Comments