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 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 [...]

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 [...]

Family Law in Leicester | What does a Leicester Family Lawyer do?

Some UK family law disputes dealt with by the judicial system include: child custody, distribution of assets, divorce, domestic violence, financial settlements, separation, visitation rights and more. This is the case for family law in Leicester. So, what’s a family lawyer’s job in all this? […]

By |2019-01-31T08:15:20+00:00January 31st, 2019|Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are the key grounds for divorce?

There is only one legal ground for divorce in the UK – the irretrievable breakdown of your marriage. The Petitioner in divorce must prove that the marriage has broken down irrevocably when filing a petition with the court. Proof must be established under one or more of the following facts as grounds for divorce… [...]

What is Family Mediation? What Can You Expect from it?

Family mediation is often misunderstood, with many separating couples thinking that it’s a counselling session with the aim of getting couples back together. In fact, family mediation is an effective way to solve issues that arise following a marriage breakdown, keeping your case out of the courts and legal costs, down. […]