Family Insights

Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

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Christmas conversations - cohabitation, engagements and pre nuptial agreements

Now is as good a time as any to have those difficult but important conversations..

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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‘Mad Friday’ brings fears of spike in domestic violence call-outs

With the festive period in full swing, the emergency services are today faced with one of their busiest days of the year. Known as “Mad Friday”, the…

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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Grandparents and Christmas – Access to Grandchildren

Solicitor Meera Shinh looks at the difficult issue of grandparent visitation rights..

Meera Shinh
Meera Shinh Solicitor

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Weightmans backs reform of outdated divorce laws

Family law experts at national law firm Weightmans have filed their response to the government’s consultation into divorce reform.

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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Contested divorce highlights need for law reform

Arriving with exquisite timing in the middle of Good Divorce Week – the annual awareness week of family law solicitors’ group Resolution – the…

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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Keeping kids first helps minimise fallout from family breakdown

A local family lawyer is campaigning for a change in the law to reduce the fallout from divorce on children

Emma Collins
Emma Collins Partner

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Thin red lines or clear blue water – the child protection labyrinth

Child protection is an issue both of paramount importance and complexity. Understandably, it is rarely out of the news.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Universal credit – delays and the impact on divorced or divorcing couples

The BBC has reported that the Universal Credit (UC) rollout has been fraught with difficulties. The idea is that it will simplify an overcomplicated…

Linzi Perriman
Linzi Perriman Solicitor

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