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Being single after divorce: our top tips

Being single after a marriage or long-term relationship can seem like a daunting prospect.  To go from sharing your life with another person, to being on your own, is a big adjustment. It can take some getting used to. Here at Harrogate family law, we’re always trying to help our clients look to the future. ...

2021-09-19T08:36:41+01:00September 20th, 2021|Divorce, Family law|

5 myths about family solicitors

Family solicitors have had their fair share of attention in the world of Hollywood and television dramas. And while many of us enjoy a dramatic court-room scene on our TV screens, they’ve done nothing to correct the preconceptions about the profession that are already in existence.   In this week’s blog, we’re bringing things back to ...

2021-09-16T14:35:43+01:00September 14th, 2021|Divorce and money, Family law|

False allegations during family law proceedings

According to the Crime Survey for England and Wales, 2.3 million adults aged between 16 - 24 years, are estimated to have experienced domestic abuse between March 2019 and March 2020. This is a shocking statistic.  Looking at this from a family law perspective, it’s really important that victims aren’t discouraged from coming forward. But ...

2021-08-23T14:58:21+01:00August 23rd, 2021|Family law|

Are you enabling your narcissistic spouse?

If you’re living with a narcissistic partner, there’s a good chance that at some point, you’ve enabled their negative behaviours. One thing to note about narcissists, they thrive when they’re surrounded by enablers, especially if that enabler is a spouse or partner. So how do you know if this applies to you? It can sometimes ...

2021-03-26T13:41:10+00:00March 29th, 2021|Family law, Narcissist Divorce|

5 ways to manage conflict in your relationship

When you’re in a long-term relationship, conflict is inevitable. No couple is going to live harmoniously for the entire duration of their relationship. Sometimes, couples disagree and inevitably over the years people change. And that’s OK, until it’s not. If you’re finding that the conflict between you and your spouse or partner is becoming more ...

2021-03-22T14:17:25+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Divorce, Family law|

Is your ex weaponising your children?

If you are in the process of separating (or thinking about doing so), you may be terrified about losing your children. You may worry that your ex will be so fixated on ‘revenge’ and making you suffer, that they will try to weaponise your children against you. Typically, by the time that people ask for ...

2021-01-05T11:17:38+00:00November 19th, 2020|Children, Family law|

My ex is turning the kids against me

When parents separate it is important that the children continue to have a good relationship with both parents.  Whilst you may find it hard to get on with your ex, the two of you will always be your children’s parents. …

2020-08-24T11:51:50+01:00August 24th, 2020|Children, Family law|
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