No matter how bitter the divorce, few people want to have their future decided by the courts unless it is absolutely necessary and there are a number of ways to avoid going to court.
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.
When you first start thinking about divorce and all the challenges that lie ahead it can all feel pretty overwhelming. In our experience, the way things are handled in the initial stages before you divorce can also have a big impact on the outcome and how long the whole process takes.
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.
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.
Harrogate Family Law has been praised for its approach and expertise in the latest edition of Legal 500, published today.
In our last article we talked about the Bank of Mum and Dad, the pitfalls on divorce and how sons and daughters can help protect family money. Here we look at the steps you can take to safeguard your investment if your son or daughter separate or divorce?
With so many couples now relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad when they set up home together, divorce throws up a whole new set of problems for parents who want to safeguard the investment they made in the early stages of the relationship.
When a marriage breaks down the rawness of emotion can make it hard to negotiate a fair settlement. Poor communication is usually a contributing factor in relationship breakdown which is why separating couples often need our help to reach agreements.
The pension reforms which came in in April 2016 enabling pensioners to cash in their pensions can have a significant impact on couples who opt to divorce later in life.