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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After parents separate there can be issues over the arrangements for the children and the subject of holidays can be particularly contentious.
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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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Father’s Day can be a poignant time for separated parents.
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There can be two types of court order:
- one which sets out the terms of the financial settlement and is either agreed by the parties or imposed by the judge and usually comes at the end of the proceedings
- within the proceedings, there can be case management orders setting out the documents or information required to progress to a final settlement.
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When parents separate and can’t agree the arrangements for their children, it can be difficult for grandparents to see their grandchildren.
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It is always preferable to resolve the child arrangements and the division of assets amicably.
It is often a more cost-effective way to divorce, as well as minimising the stress and disruption that an acrimonious separation can cause. We are always supportive of clients who want to achieve an amicable settlement.
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When you’re going through divorce it is quite natural to be worried about how your relationship with your children might change and how much time you will be able to spend together in future. You might also be afraid of losing contact with your children altogether.
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