A divorce may be simpler & cheaper than you think. If you have been separated from your partner for over a year the simplified divorce procedure may an option.
Archives for 2014
Litigation or Arbitration? There will be situations where a separated couple “get stuck” and cannot agree. We explore what options are available.
We discuss the changing attitudes to domestic abuse and the range of remedies available to Family Lawyers to assist not just spouses, but partners and ex partners.
We discusses the importance of fathers having involvement in their children’s lives and how to maintain this when families separate.
With the shocking news that 1400 children are thought to have been abused in Rotherham we discuss Scotland’s systems – can they prevent a similar scandal here?
Gammy’s story in Thailand throws a spotlight onto the practice of Surrogacy and may prompt calls for Surrogacy Laws to be reconsidered.
Unhappily, we sometimes come across parents who are at war over their children even to the extent that the parent with the residence of the children refuses to obey a court order to allow the other parent to see them. We have seen the Scottish courts take a strong stance in this regard.
The interface between Data Protection and the legitimate access to educational records of school children is worthy of note as problems often arise in practice.
Your Divorce and Bankruptcy questions answered – Find out about the impact bankruptcy has on divorcing couples and where you stand financially.
Separating parents and their contact arrangements with their children are important to consider. Should children have overnight contact with “absent” parents?