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The myth of common law marriage

By |2021-03-10T18:52:35+00:00March 10th, 2021|News|

When Law Society president David Greene recently commented on the Law Commission’s review of marriage, he also drew attention to the elephant in the room: “We would… urge the Commission as part of its review to consider public legal education on the ‘common law’ marriage myth and what constitutes a legally valid union.” While it

Separation & Divorce: Where do you start?

By |2021-03-10T18:47:25+00:00February 17th, 2021|News|

When a relationship breaks down On an emotional level, the separation process begins long before our clients contact us. For many, the realisation that a relationship is no longer working is a gradual one that accumulates over time. Doubts and worries escalate until the thought of separation becomes a nagging, familiar feeling that they can

Family Mediation: The heart of the matter

By |2021-02-17T17:45:35+00:00January 21st, 2021|News|

In honour of Family Mediation Week 2021, organised by the Family Mediation Council, Linda 1, Tanya 2, and I met Debbie Ross 3 from Bright Mediation UK for a Zoom coffee to discuss everything mediation…   The importance of considering non-court options Debbie is the first to raise this imperative: keeping family cases out of

Christmas 2020: Unwrapping the issues for separated families

By |2020-12-21T10:38:33+00:00December 9th, 2020|News|

As an eventful 2020 draws to a close, our family law consultant, Tanya Foster, considers the impact of Christmas on separated families and how family law professionals can offer meaningful support. Christmas is a unique time of year. For many, the run-up to December 25th is filled with cheerful anticipation and excitement: for others, it