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5 top tips for separated parents

Separating can be a difficult time for the whole family, especially if children are involved. It’s a big change and for parents and children alike, it can take some time to adjust to.  But that’s not to say that parenting your children following a separation or divorce has to be acrimonious. Here are some of ...

2021-07-14T09:35:21+01:00July 14th, 2021|Children, Divorce|

The impact of Covid-19 on family life and relationships

The pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives. From the way we work and socialise, to how we think about what we want from the future.   One of the biggest impacts we’ve seen has been on personal relationships and family life in general. With national lockdown restrictions, homeschooling and home working, the family dynamic ...

2021-07-08T09:32:04+01:00July 8th, 2021|Children, Divorce|

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|

The legal apprenticeship – is it benefitting the legal profession?

Recent years have seen some aspiring legal professionals deviate from the traditional path into the industry. Previously, those wanting to work in the legal sector required a university education and appropriate post-graduate training. Nowadays, there are a number of different avenues open to those wanting to become solicitors. The legal apprenticeship is one such option. ...

2021-06-08T11:48:31+01:00June 8th, 2021|News|

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|
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