When a marriage ends in divorce, children often suffer the most. Feelings of guilt, anger and sadness are inevitable. Resolution have assembled a guide and video that should help.
Disparities in pensions wealth are highlighted if there is a divorce. We go over the reasons for this inequality, and show how you can deal with this pension contribution gap.
The UK’s Legal Aid system allows access to justice for all, and it’s a tightly-controlled process. We go over the rules and the eligibility criteria.
Our Family Law team has just grown to include legal executive Harriet Whiteside. Harriet has a good all-round knowledge of Family Law, and has a particular interest in its effect on children and care proceedings.
The Ministry of Justice is on the verge of providing couples intending to divorce tax-free vouchers of around £500 to contribute towards the cost of mediation. This could reduce both stress and court time.
It’s had a surprisingly fast transition through parliament; the No-fault Divorce finally becomes an option for separating couples in April 2022
January is traditionally a busy time for family lawyers. Couples whose relationships are in difficulties often put off plans to separate until after Christmas, not wishing to disrupt the children’s or extended family’s celebrations. Time to make decisions? This year of course the coronavirus pandemic has put an enormous strain on all of our relationships. Citizens […]
A separated Christmas is bad enough for you and your children, but Christmas 2020 offers new challenges for us all. We talk you through some tips for keeping things as simple as possible.
After years of campaigning for a no-fault divorce to be an available option for couples, we are very pleased to confirm that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill received Royal Assent last week. Pre-2020 divorce options This now means that separating couples will no longer have to play the “blame game” in order to be […]
A no-fault divorce edges closer now Parliament has voted it through At long last Cunningtons’ family department can welcome the news that MPs have voted in favour of the latest stage of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill . This will, when passed, enable separated couples who have managed to maintain an amicable relationship to […]
Did you know the Family Courts are still open and operating hearings throughout the Covid19 pandemic … ? Do you need urgent assistance: to facilitate child contact arrangements, or to enable the return of your child to your care, or to provide protection for yourself against an abusive partner? The COVID-19 pandemic has caused enormous […]
Domestic violence is not in lockdown. We understand that there is still physical violence, emotional abuse and financial control and you now feel isolated more than ever. Help is still available. The National Domestic Abuse Helpline continues to operate and has stated “Whilst our advice is to stay at home, anyone who is at risk […]