Archive of: 2021
Fears over the cost of getting advice from a solicitor are leading couples to go through the divorce process alone, but this can prevent a fair settlement; particularly regarding pensions, child and financial arrangements.
Resolution are a community of family justice professionals committed to improving access to justice. They have produced an informative guide to splitting up, whether than is divorce, separation or just thinking about options.
When choosing a family law professional it can be hard to know what to look for and who to trust: looking for accreditation status can help you decide! You can look for a family solicitor who can meet your needs by checking for specialist accreditation. This can help ensure quality services which are geared to your particular problem.
Resolution, a UK community of family justice professionals, have joined similar calls from the Law Society President Stephanie Boyce and Lady Hale.
The Law Gazette has reported on a boost of funding to families seeking family mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation and arbitration offer alternatives to going through the family court system.
A landmark judgement regarding ‘bride price’ in the UK is due, the Guardian Newspaper reports.
Even if a couple has lived together for years or have children, there is no legal recognition as a couple, making it very difficult to claim a share in the family home ora partner’s finances if a couple splits up.