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What happens to gifts on divorce?

When a couple decides to divorce, the division of the assets and finances poses plenty of questions. What will happen to the family home? Where does the law stand with regard to pensions? And what happens to any gifts that were given to one another throughout the marriage and in happier times? Engagement rings, family ...

2021-06-28T08:37:23+01:00June 28th, 2021|Divorce, Divorce and money|

What does it take to be a good solicitor?

It’s no secret that being a good solicitor takes hard work and expert legal knowledge. But that’s just one part of it. With demanding hours, complex cases and high stakes, your clients need to trust that you’re navigating them down the best possible path on their legal journey. Being a good solicitor day in and ...

2021-06-22T09:23:55+01:00June 22nd, 2021|News|

The No-Fault Divorce – the blame game is almost over

The no-fault divorce has been looming on the legal horizon for quite some time. When we wrote about this back in June 2014, no date had been set for the second reading of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill. Fast forward a few years and the bill’s parliamentary journey is almost at its conclusion. Ministers ...

2021-06-10T14:18:09+01:00June 14th, 2021|Divorce|

Mental health awareness in the workplace

Mental health awareness has risen to significance in recent years, whether that’s at home, at school or in the workplace. And it’s really encouraging to see. Now more than ever, mental wellbeing needs to be prioritised.  The events of 2020 have massively impacted the legal industry, with many professionals in the field really feeling the ...

2021-05-24T08:51:28+01:00May 24th, 2021|Mental Health|

Family court – 5 common myths debunked

The preconceptions around family court are numerous. When it comes to what happens in a courtroom, popular TV shows and countless films have done a wonderful job of evoking a sense of drama, but have done nothing to dispel myths or allay fears.  This week, we’re taking the opportunity to debunk some common myths about ...

2021-05-17T07:05:29+01:00May 17th, 2021|Children, Divorce, Narcissist Divorce|

How to minimise the impact of divorce on the children

Divorce takes an emotional toll on the whole family, especially in cases where conflict is high. When children are involved, the potential impact on them should never be overlooked. As parents, there are numerous ways in which you can minimise any negative impact on the children, and ensure that their well-being is a priority.  Let’s ...

2021-05-11T08:20:13+01:00May 11th, 2021|Children, Divorce|

The things you should never sacrifice for a relationship

Whilst it’s true that relationships involve compromise, boundaries also play their part when it comes to creating a healthy balance. There’s a big difference between compromising to ensure things are fair, and sacrificing the things that really matter to you. Relationships should never be one-sided. To be a success, both partners have to make the ...

2021-04-29T17:05:29+01:00April 29th, 2021|Divorce, Relationships|

The common mistakes people make during a divorce

Going through a divorce isn’t easy. And it’s for that very reason that getting legal advice is always a smart move. However, legal advice aside, there are a number of common mistakes people make when they embark on a divorce, and here we’re taking a look at just a few of them. Disrespecting your ex-partner ...

2021-04-19T06:45:46+01:00April 19th, 2021|Divorce|
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