Do You Need a Family Law Lawyer?

You can deal with any family law issue yourself, without the need to involve a family law lawyer. However, one wrong ticked box on a legal document or your signature on a badly drafted agreement can end up costing you more than you bargained for. There’s value in hiring a family law lawyer. Here’s why… [...]

By |2020-02-21T09:40:34+00:00February 21st, 2020|Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Change Your Name after Divorce

If you’re a woman who took her husband’s name when getting married, it’s likely that you will want to revert to your maiden name following a divorce. There are a couple of ways you can change your name after divorce. Here’s how… […]

By |2020-02-08T19:55:28+00:00February 8th, 2020|Divorce and Separation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Sense of Legal Divorce Terms | Divorce Glossary – Part Two

In part two of Holland Family Law’s ‘making sense of legal divorce terms’ series, we explain some of the terminology used when it comes to sorting out your finances in the midst of a divorce. If you’re unsure of any legal terms to do with finances during the divorce process, refer to our glossary. [...]

Making Sense of Legal Divorce Terms | Divorce Glossary – Part One

Legal divorce terms can be confusing. Holland Family Law’s divorce glossary will help you to make sense of divorce jargon, with bite size explanations that are easy to understand and accessible. If you’re unsure about any legal terms to do with divorce and separation, refer to our divorce glossary series. Divorce Divorce legal terms [...]

By |2020-01-24T11:44:05+00:00January 24th, 2020|Divorce and Separation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Documents You Need to File for Divorce

To file for divorce, it’s important that you have the right documentation prepared and completed correctly, where necessary. You can instruct Holland Family Law Leicester to help with your divorce case, to ensure that you have all the required documents ready. Here’s a rundown of what you will need. […]

Grandparents’ rights and access to grandchildren: The facts

Access rights for grandparents to their grandchildren is a complicated scenario, but not impossible. If you’re a grandparent faced with alienation from your grandchild(ren), there are steps you can take that will allow you to see them. Here are some of the facts on grandparents’ rights and access to grandchildren… […]

By |2020-01-06T14:51:12+00:00January 7th, 2020|Children, Divorce and Separation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Divorce in the UK is dropping, but not for the reason you might think

Much has been made of recent Office of National Statistics data, which shows that applications for divorce in the UK have dropped significantly. In fact, figures show that divorce petitions in the UK are at their lowest level in 48 years. However, there are differing opinions on why the divorce rate in the UK has [...]

By |2019-12-16T11:38:36+00:00December 16th, 2019|Divorce and Separation, Family Law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Child Maintenance Payments: How Are They Calculated?

Child maintenance payments are the jurisdiction of the Child Maintenance Service, not the family courts as many believe. Only in special cases, where child support is sought over and above the usual rate, would the family courts be involved. If you’re seeking child maintenance payments, here are the facts… […]

By |2019-12-10T10:25:02+00:00December 10th, 2019|Children, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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