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Christmas - A time of goodwill for all?

Andrew Robinson
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Andrew Robinson, Head of Family Law at Fishers Dewes Solicitors, considers issues that may arise during Christmastime around the care of children: It’s not hard to work out that the stress, anxiety & anger that’s felt by many separated...

The Need to Prove Fault Fuels Bad Feeling Between Divorcing Couples

Andrew Robinson
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New research has found that the majority of English and Welsh divorces still rely on showing one party as ‘at fault’, and this regularly creates bad feeling and conflict between couples. The study entitled ‘Finding Fault?’ aims to...

How Does Family Mediation Work?

Elizabeth Sadiq
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Even though deciding to separate can be a difficult decision in itself, sorting out all the arrangements that follow can also be overwhelming. When a couple decides to part ways, it not only affects them but also the household. Many questions start flying...

The Initial Step In Issuing Divorce Proceedings

Elizabeth Sadiq
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In this era, where divorce rates have been gradually increasing, it is quite normal to think that people are divorcing at the drop of a hat. Even though it seems that people are able to obtain a divorce easily, the law actually regulates this by limiting the...

To Mediate or to Fight - One Family Mediator's View

Andrew Robinson
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Around eight months or so have now passed since the government passed legislation introducing an additional hurdle to cross before anyone that is separating from their spouse or partner is allowed to make an application to the court, either making a claim...