Under the current law, introduced in 1973, couples must blame the other to get a divorce, unless they have been separated for two years. To blame the other person, they must cite either their “unreasonable behaviour” or their adultery. This is not very helpful for those couples who have mutually agreed that their marriage has broken down, but there is no one at fault.
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Harrogate Family Law has been shortlisted for “Niche Law Firm of the Year” at The Yorkshire Legal Awards 2018. The awards themselves will take place in October 2018 in Leeds.
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Harrogate Family Law and Andrew Meehan, its Managing Director, have been ranked as leaders in the field by top legal authority Chambers UK.
The announcement comes following the completion of research for the Chambers UK 2019 guide ahead of its publication in the autumn.
Andrew Meehan, who founded Harrogate Family Law in 2010, said he was delighted that the firm had once again been ranked as a regional leader in family law following last year’s top tier ranking.
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As part of our commitment to invest in our team, we are pleased to be supporting our PA and credit controller Ursula Herbert through her AAT accounting exams and her success so far means she is on track for a distinction.
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Harrogate Family Law and its founder Andrew Meehan have both achieved the highest possible ranking for family law in the latest legal guide Chambers UK 2018.
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More than 5.9 million people in the UK are choosing to live together without marrying yet few are aware that they have little or no legal protection if their relationship ends.
With cohabiting couple families now the fastest growing type of household, the family law body Resolution has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the risks facing those in this kind of relationship.
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Harrogate Family Law is marking seven years in business this month, at a time when the firm’s excellence has been recognised by two national guides to the legal profession.
The niche practice, which set out to bring to Harrogate the level of specialist expertise found in large law firms, has been praised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK guides, both published this month.
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We are pleased to have been able to support one of our local schools, Western Primary School, with a donation that will help kick-start the PTA’s new technology fund.
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Harrogate Family Law has been praised for its approach and expertise in the latest edition of Legal 500, published today.
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Harrogate Family Law has been ranked as a leader in its field by Chambers UK 2018, a top authority on the legal profession.
The announcement comes following the completion of research for the Chambers UK 2018 guide ahead of its publication in the autumn.
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