Archive of: January, 2021

Making sure we meet transparency rules so you know what to expect

Making sure we listen to your voice when providing family law services. Trustworthiness for our clients is our pride and obligation: we always aim to meet your needs.

Human rights and 'right to family life'

The Joint Committee on Human Rights will be hearing from witnesses about the human rights implications of long lockdown in mental health units and prisons, as well as care homes.

New Cafcass guidance for children and family courts

Cafcass has published updated guidance which outlines the arrangements that are currently being made for Family Court Advisers to see children and families.

Family Mediation Week, 18-22 January 2021

Along with Resolution, we support family mediation week, which ran earlier this year on January. The aim was to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help separating families manage their issues collaboratively and productively.

Will I need to attend Family Courts?

Going to family court can appear daunting and stressful, and in many family law cases it need not be necessary and will not be the best option. Separation, divorce and financial remedies can be viable alternatives, you can ask your family solicitor for guidance on the path that best suits you.

Divorce and Form E

You have to fill in a financial statement, otherwise known as a ‘Form E’ if you are going to court in England or Wales to get a financial order. This can be important after you have split up with your ex-husband, ex-wife or ex-civil partner.

Dividing finances fairly when separating, ending a civil partnership or getting a divorce

Dividing money, property and pensions can be one of the most contested and stressful areas of divorce and separation.

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