Family

Parental Alienation

Unfortunately, when parent separate, parental alienation can occur.  This is where a child has been manipulated, coerced or otherwise pressured to side with one parent over another. Parental alienation is not always obvious and can be difficult to spot, but its effect on children is highlighted by CAFCASS as abusive and damaging, and can cause(…)

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Making the Future Your Own

Embarking on a divorce is an extremely stressful process for both parties, particularly when there are children involved, and with so many options available to deal with the breakdown of a marriage which one is the right one? Clients are faced with choosing from the traditional routes of Solicitors negotiating via letters and the commencing(…)

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Domestic Abuse

Given the Festive Period is approaching, we usually see an increase in Domestic Abuse Cases. Domestic Abuse affects men and women and takes many forms, including sexual, emotional and financial, as well as physical. Domestic abuse is more commonly perpetrated by a partner than by another family member. If you have suffered, or are suffering(…)

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Deborah Marsh Joins North and West Yorkshire Resolution Committee

Deborah Marsh Joins North and West Yorkshire Resolution Committee

Deborah at our Leeds office is delighted to be joining the North and West Yorkshire Resolution Committee; she and her family colleagues Emma, Alex and Jayne thoroughly enjoyed the Resolution Winter Ball on Friday.  An excellent evening from start to finish thanks to YRes, great venue at Aspire, food and company.  Deborah cannot wait to start(…)

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Domestic Abuse Assistance

The Department for Work and Pensions appreciate that victims of domestic violence are sometimes in financial difficulties and have recently published a guide providing information for victims of domestic abuse about the support offered by DWP (Domestic violence and abuse: help available from DWP) This includes special conditions for: Housing Benefit Jobseeker’s Allowance Employment and(…)

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101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children

101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children

Brearleys is on the Family Law Panel for non-profit organisation Only Mums and Dads and has had the opportunity to contribute to their new book. 101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children is an invaluable first source of legal know-how to help every separating or divorcing parent. For more information please follow the link below.(…)

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