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Increase in cohabitation leaves many without legal protection

Married couples remain the most common type of family but there has been a dramatic increase in cohabitation. This can leave many without legal…

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Hair strand testing in the family courts - is it reliable?

Hair strand testing is often used in children proceedings where there is a suggestion that a parent has been using illegal substances but how reliable…

Linzi Perriman
Linzi Perriman Solicitor

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Court as the last resort – alternative dispute resolution in family law

During a divorce, the temptation can often be for parties to rush to court and seek a determination from a Judge, but this is not the only option.

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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Gender dysphoria and parental disputes

There has been a growing number of reported legal cases of gender dysphoria in children over the last few years and it seems more and more children…

Rachel Lim
Rachel Lim Principal Associate

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New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Civil partnerships v marriage – is divorce the same?

We have explored the differences between marriage and civil partnership. But how do you go about bringing such a relationship to an end?

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Travelling abroad with children

With the school summer holidays fast approaching, many parents are planning to take their children on holiday abroad.

Fiona Turner
Fiona Turner Partner

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Court bars millionaire banker who refused to pay maintenance from making further applications

A millionaire banker has suffered defeat in the Court of Appeal in his bid to overturn a Hadkinson order and to vary maintenance paid to his ex-wife.

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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