Our Family articles

Grandparents – what are their rights?

We often hear how wonderful the love shared between children and their grandparents can be and what a valuable relationship they share.  The restrictions imposed by the lockdowns of 2020 and 2021 certainly highlighted the anguish and upset that...

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Legal Mythbusting – Child Proceedings

Our most recent legal myth-busting video hosted by Jackie Mensah and Sarah Pennicott is now live! You can find the video on our YouTube channel. This podcast covers a range of topics including: Do children always go to the mum? The myth that...

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Legal Mythbusting – Behaviour in Divorce

Seeking a divorce can happen for a variety of reasons and can end up being a complicated and stressful process. The reasons for divorce can be wide-ranging; from no longer being in love with your spouse to violent behaviour or infidelity. Generally,...

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What will happen to my pension on divorce?

For many, their pension will be one of their biggest assets after their home and therefore it is important to consider what should happen to the pension in the event of a divorce. Before proper consideration can be given to this question, it is...

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Family Mediation Week

Launched by the Family Mediation Council, Family Mediation Week takes place between 18 and 22 January and is aimed to raise awareness of mediation and how it can benefit separating couples.  The Family Mediation Council were concerned that many...

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