Divorce

A tolerant approach

Separated parents are trying to maintain the status quo at a time when life is anything but the norm, says Pippa Allsop

25 May 2020

Financial remedies cases facing valuation challenges

Remote final hearings in financial remedies cases are facing challenges of financial market volatility, family solicitors have warned

21 Apr 2020

The cat and the law firm: the purr-fect advantage

Dr Bob Murray shares how an uninvited cat calmed a firm’s clients – and brought a managing partner to his knees

06 Feb 2020

Expanding the pot

Divorce lawyers could increase the value of a matrimonial pot by challenging an ‘unfair’ credit agreement, says David Bowden

22 Jan 2020

Child contact charity reports fall in solicitors’ referrals

The proportion of referrals from solicitors to the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) has fallen by 46 percentage points sinc

16 Oct 2019

Divorcing couples opt for fixed fees

Nearly two-thirds of couples divorcing or dissolving a civil partnership now pay fixed fees – but final legal fees for many were higher than expected, a new report ha

27 Sep 2019

On the farm

Farming divorces typically involve complex business ownership structures and require special care, as Laura Marti

26 Sep 2019

Online divorce petitions: a cry for help?

A smaller number of online divorces proceed to a final divorce decree absolute than paper petitions, according to recent figures from the Ministry of Justic

05 Sep 2019