The Importance of Communication, Cooperation and Compromise

2019-04-10T09:57:05+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 [...]

Changes to a No Fault Divorce

2019-02-19T08:31:05+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 [...]

Cohabitation Awareness Week

2017-11-29T15:30:15+01:00November 29th, 2017|

Things you need to know if you are living together. We have provided some useful articles as part of Cohabitation Awareness Week. If you have any questions regarding cohabitation please do contact our Family Law team. http://www.resolution.org.uk/news-list.asp?page_id=228&page=1&n_id=363 http://www.resolution.org.uk/news-list.asp?page_id=228&page=1&n_id=364 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/marriage-myth-leaves-millions-risking-ruin-xbkz2pp05 https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/britain-s-top-judge-calls-for-no-fault-divorce-laws-baroness-hale-7cnhcvkfj

Calls For Greater Domestic Violence Protection For Victims

2017-09-27T09:44:47+01:00February 14th, 2017|

Calls For Greater Domestic Violence Protection For Victims The justice secretary, Liz Truss (pictured), has arranged an emergency domestic abuse review to investigate ways of banning perpetrators from directly cross-examining their victims within the family court system. The minister has responded to a Guardian newspaper feature, which exposed how women are being confronted and [...]

Family Justice Council: Help Sorting Out Divorce Finances

2019-06-12T15:13:37+01:00May 20th, 2016|

Family Justice Council: Help Sorting Out Divorce Finances The Family Justice Council has launched a new financial guide to help people going through a divorce without a lawyer. The guide, which can be downloaded here, is specifically aimed at non-legal readers and its primary purpose is to provide a road map through what is often [...]

95% of Separating Couples Head Straight To Court

2019-06-12T15:15:42+01:00May 4th, 2016|

95% of Separating Couples Head Straight To Court New figures obtained by National Family Mediation show that government policy aimed at promoting mediation as the preferred way of settling disputes over parenting, finance and property has failed. Since 22 April 2014 attendance at a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) has been compulsory before a separating couple [...]