How Does Family Law Tackle Coercive Control Cases?

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. This blog outlines what is classed as coercive control and what a family lawyer can do to help. […]

By |2020-10-01T02:25:48+00:00October 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Non-Molestation Order?

If you are the victim of domestic abuse, you can obtain a Non-Molestation Order against your abuser. A Non-Molestation Order is one of two types of order available, the other is an Occupation Order, as part of the Family Law Act 1996. Our specialist domestic abuse support team can help you secure a Non-Molestation Order. [...]

By |2020-08-13T18:59:23+00:00August 13th, 2020|Domestic Abuse/Injunction, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holland Family Law Celebrates Third Anniversary

“Holland Family Law celebrated its third anniversary in August. What a year it’s been! 2020 has been a challenge for us all. The coronavirus pandemic has really tested the resilience of my business these last few months. I’ve had a mix of good and bad days, but there have been many highlights.” – Claire Holland. [...]

By |2020-08-10T11:59:48+00:00August 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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
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