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26 Sep 2018

Breaking the news

Our Managing Partner, Amanda McAlister, is the resident go-to expert on all matters Family Law for ITV’s hugely popular daytime programme, This Morning.

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16 Jun 2020

Back to school?

Due to Covid-19, many separated parents are trying to manage the shared care of their children, manage home schooling, and ensure that they are protecting themselves and their families from the virus. In recent weeks, we have seen in the press that many separated parents are fighting each other through the courts over whether their children should return to school as the lockdown is eased. Solicitor Jonathan Casey examines the issues.

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26 May 2020

Prenuptial agreements - not just for the wealthy

It used to be that prenuptial agreements were something only the very wealthy had, but this is no longer the case. Partner Fiona Wood explains.

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11 May 2020

Occupation order: what you need to know

As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, some people find themselves forced to socially isolate at home with partners and spouses on a 24/7 basis. In some very difficult instances, this may lead to a situation where they are stuck in a property with an abusive partner. What protections are available?

Under Section 33 and 35 to 38 of the Family Law Act 1996, the court have powers to make a protective order known as an occupation order.  Assistant solicitor Aaron Williams explains.

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5 May 2020

What constitutes "unreasonable behaviour"?

What constitutes "unreasonable behaviour"? Aaron Williams explains.  

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30 Apr 2020

The rights of unmarried and married parents

Yesterday we received the happy news that the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and his fiancé, Carrie Symonds, welcomed a baby boy. While previous Prime Ministers have welcomed new additions to their family when living at Number 10, this new baby is the first to be born to unmarried parents. Partner Fiona Wood looks at the legal rights.

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28 Apr 2020

Is my inheritance protected on my divorce?

An inheritance and divorce: what are the issues? Assistant solicitor Anna Rooney looks at this sometimes tricky subject, and guides you through the pitfalls.

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