Archive of: December, 2020

Outgoing master of the rolls speaks of the discrimination he faced being an openly gay senior judge

Inspiring affirmation from Sir Terence Etherton in message on anti-discrimination and embracing inclusivity.

Law Gazette reports paper-based probate applications extension

The shift to HMCTS online service for processing probate applications has been extended to allow for more paper-based applications.

HMCTS told to recruit additional staff and consider creating more Nightingale courts to cope with family backlog

COVID-19 delays may mean in may be another three years before the private family law backlog returns to pre-pandemic levels.

Government statistics reveal a record number of family court applications to stop domestic violence

The Ministry of Justice released statistics that show a steep increase in the number of domestic violence remedy order applications between July and September of this year.

Coping over Christmas - for you and your family

Thank you for your valued trust and for using our services. We wish you a restful and healthy Christmas and may 2021 bring peace and good health to us all.

Looking to the future - Family Hybrid Mediation

The established family mediation model can be supplemented by using the advanced family mediation model.

Christmas and the New Year

It has been such a difficult 2020 but hopefully we can look forward to a brighter, happy and healthy New Year ahead.

Brexit advice from a divorce lawyer - The Guardian

Divorce lawyers recognise that endings can bring about a lot of emotions. One particular relationship’s ending process making the news presently is Brexit, with an accompanying mix of emotions, fear and uncertainty.

BBC article assesses why COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns are causing spikes in break-ups and divorces

Divorce rates are increasing around the world. Now a warning the pandemic-induced break-up curve may not have peaked.

Family Solicitors no longer bound by geography as videoconferencing tech reduces need for face-to-face meetings

Kent and Surrey Family Resolution work in Kent, Surrey and London. However, the increased use of videoconferencing technology and virtual appointments means we can accept many clients from across the UK, dependent on needs and preferences.

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