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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 Associate

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Hart v Hart: Episode III – the saga continues

Matthew Taylor comments on the latest update in the long-running and notorious case of Hart v Hart...

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Associate

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Termination of parental responsibility, and the court’s range of draconian powers

The case of PM v CF has provided a recent example of circumstances in which courts will be prepared to agree to some of the most draconian orders in…

Eleanor Webster
Ellie Webster Associate

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Are non-molestation orders being used fraudulently?

The Guardian has recently reported that the charity, Families Need Fathers, are alleging non-molestation orders are being exploited and used…

Linzi Perriman
Linzi Perriman Associate

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Is there such a thing as an amicable divorce?

Divorce can be tough. It can be painful, unpredictable and by its very nature, an intense conflict between those involved. But can it ever be…

Linzi Perriman
Linzi Perriman Associate

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LEGAL COMMENT: Civil Partnerships to be extended to mixed-sex couples

The Prime Minister today announced (2 October 2018) that heterosexual couples in England and Wales are to have the right to enter civil partnerships…

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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