No-fault Divorces in England and Wales

2020-06-11T10:09:01+01:00June 11th, 2020|

No-fault Divorces in England and Wales The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill has passed in the House of Commons. Under the proposed law, the reason for Divorce will be simplified to the marriage has broken down irretrievably, rather than explaining this is the case by alleging adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, separation for five years [...]

The Co-Parent Hub

2020-05-20T10:39:40+01:00May 20th, 2020|

The Co-Parent Hub The Hub is a resource for parents created by Children and Family CourtAdvisory and Support Service (Cafcass), The Ministry of Justice and OnePlusOne.  Parents can find information about Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP), “Getting It Right for Children” Programme, create Parenting Plans and information to support families during the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions [...]

Online Video Meetings for Initial Advice Meetings

2020-04-16T12:13:06+01:00April 16th, 2020|

Online Video Meetings for Initial Advice Meetings Online Video Meetings for Initial Advice Meetings, Options Meetings, Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings and Mediation at Stone Rowe Brewer LLP Whilst we have always conducted Online Video Meetings, this has been infrequently. We are all working in different ways, rather than the traditional office-based face to face [...]

Divorce and Dissolution

2019-10-24T12:27:43+01:00October 24th, 2019|

Will we ever see the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill? For what seems like a lifetime we have been transfixed by the endless Brexit debates dominating TV and the media. However, one casualty, amongst others is the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill. This bill was cut off in its prime by the proroguing of parliament [...]

The Importance of Communication, Cooperation and Compromise

2019-10-24T12:27:53+01:00April 20th, 2019|

The Importance of Communication, Cooperation and Compromise Kate Gunn’s lessons for Untying the Knot are set out in her painful, honest and helpful book for anyone considering or going through separation and divorce. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43626300-untying-the-knot Understand that marriage breakdown impacts on everyone – yes, even your ex Gather a positive support network Always aim for the [...]

No Fault Divorce to be Introduced in Three Months.

2019-10-24T12:28:00+01:00April 10th, 2019|

No Fault Divorce to be Introduced in Three Months. David Gauke, the Justice Secretary announced on 9 April 2019 that the new law is to be introduced in three months.  Under the new Act, as soon as one partner initiates the divorce it cannot be stopped by the other party and the divorce can take [...]

Changes to a No Fault Divorce

2019-10-24T12:28:07+01:00February 19th, 2019|

Changes to a No Fault Divorce In the Times on 8 February 2019 they announced that the Times and the Marriage Foundation Campaign to introduce a no fault divorce, supported by the Family Team at Stone Rowe Brewer LLP is progressing.     David Gauke, the justice secretary, is preparing to introduce a bill that [...]

Preparing for Separation and Divorce – Getting Started

2019-10-24T12:28:15+01:00December 20th, 2018|

Preparing for Separation and Divorce – Getting Started When a relationship becomes impossible, whether it is your decision, your partner’s or a joint realisation, the prospect of family change is a daunting one. There is now a bewildering array of information available and a variety of services to choose from. We are experts and can [...]

Children First

2019-10-24T12:28:22+01:00December 13th, 2018|

Children First The breakdown of any family relationship is a life changing event for everybody involved, with adults and children processing separation and divorce differently. At SRB we consider that to achieve a “Good Divorce” it is essential to put children first.  Here are our top tips for assisting children in processing a divorce:-  Communication.  [...]

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