Family

SEPARATION AGREEMENTS AND WHY YOU NEED ONE

Not everyone is ready to divorce when they separate, but still need to deal with and protect themselves in respect of the financial consequences of the breakdown of their marriage. This can be done by entering into what is a called a ‘Separation Agreement’ which is a formal document setting out the agreement reached in(…)

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CONSENT ORDER DURING DIVORCE – WHY ITS BETTER TO HAVE ONE THAN NOT!

If you are going through divorce proceedings you almost certainly will come across the term ‘consent order’ or “statement of information for a Consent Order” at some point, but what exactly does it mean? The term ‘consent order’ can refer to any type of court order agreed by the parties, for example an order setting(…)

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Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation

Post-separation, there can be bitter feeling amongst the parties, where there are children involved this may lead to one parent attempting to alienate the other. While there is no single definition, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Services (CAFCASS) recognise parental alienation as when a child’s resistance or hostility towards one parent is(…)

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Child Contact Over Christmas Period

Child Contact Over Christmas Period

Christmas Time can be a very difficult time for separated parents. Unless Christmas contact has previously been arranged, either by way of agreement between both parents, or by a Court Order, then the parents will need to try and make the arrangements between themselves. We would suggest that you try and approach the subject of(…)

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Divorce January…Now Available Throughout February

Divorce January…Now Available Throughout February

They do say – New Year, New Start. Whilst most changes that people make will be relatively small, and the usual resolutions about losing weight and going to the gym, etc, for some, this is the time of year to move forward with some more significant life choices. Sometimes relationships end, and when they do it(…)

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