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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We find that many couples overlook pensions when they’re getting divorced despite being one of or even the main asset available on divorce. To do so is a huge risk and you are gambling with your financial future.
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Historically the family justice system has not always been progressive and forward thinking. Thankfully over the years there has been positive movement ensuring that everyone is treated equally and with respect.
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Planning a marriage is exciting but you need to give some thought to your financial arrangements, especially when it is not the first time around.
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Separating after a relationship breaks down is an emotional time in anyone’s life and the issue of whether to leave the family home throws up lots of questions.
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The team at Harrogate Family Law have thrown their weight behind the local community this year with a range of initiatives aimed at supporting the town and its services.
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Harrogate lawyer Emma Doughty has been appointed to the committee of Young Resolution (YRES) in West and North Yorkshire. YRES work alongside the regional committee to encourage professional best practice and promote supporting families to resolve difficulties constructively.
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There is a growing consensus among many family law specialists that couples should be allowed to divorce without having to apportion blame to one party.
Under the current law enacted in 1973, unless couples have been separated for two years, it’s necessary under the current system to cite unreasonable behaviour or adultery for the marital breakdown.
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A family business will differ significantly from the treatment of other assets that are valued and shared during a divorce settlement. The business often provides the family with a certain standard of living and the business and financial security of both spouses can be put at risk if matters are not handled in the right way.
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