The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 comes into force on 6 April 2022. The first change in divorce law for nearly fifty years.
The government has announced the extension of the video-witness wills legislation until January 2024 to help those who are isolating. To find out more, read on.
Family Mediation Week 2021 Family Mediation Week | 18th-22nd January 2021 Taking place from 18-22 January 2021, Family Mediation Week aims to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help separating families manage their issues collaboratively and productively. www.familymediationweek.org.uk
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: Resources 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]