Solicitor Brittany Thomas reminds those thinking of separation and divorce that the BTO Family Law team continue to work remotely and have everything in place to assist clients even during lockdown.
BTO Family Law partner Lesley Gordon provides some clarity to the subject of family businesses and divorce.
Today is National Teachers’ Day, and never before has it been so important to acknowledge and appreciate everything that teachers do for our children and young people here in Scotland. Today on the blog we are providing some of our top tips for teachers to help deal with separated parents. [Read more…] about Tips for Teachers dealing with Separated Parents – National Teachers Day 2020
Who pays what when your child goes to university?
When relationships break down emotions are heightened. In many cases the split is particularly hostile and one of the pair takes matters into their own hands by changing the locks on the family home, ‘throwing out’ their spouse and forcing them to find alternative accommodation. [Read more…] about Change the Locks and Throw Away the Key
The scene in Love Actually where Emma Thomson’s character receives a Joni Mitchell CD for Christmas is heart-breaking. Shortly before she had discovered an expensive necklace in her husband’s pocket and is faced with the realisation that he is buying expensive and thoughtful gifts for another woman and not for her.
The Christmas trees have been taken down, the cards sent to the recycling centre and as children start returning to school the sad reality of a New Year is that it often brings with it a resolution to end an unhappy relationship or marriage.
In our latest blog we explore how jewellery and other assets obtained during a marriage are valued and divided on separation and divorce.
People who have been through a divorce are as healthy as couples in stable marriages, according to a new study. BTO partner Lesley Gordon discusses the findings.
BBC Radio Scotland’s John Beattie discussed with the BTO family law team the latest divorce statistics.