DO BOTH PARTIES NEED A DIVORCE SOLICITOR? CLARIFYING LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

DO BOTH PARTIES NEED A DIVORCE SOLICITOR? CLARIFYING LEGAL REQUIREMENTS In some cases, both parties may choose to hire their own solicitor to represent their interests. This is typically recommended in situations where substantial marital assets are involved or when there are disputes regarding child custody arrangements. However, in more straightforward separations, it is possible […]

DIVORCE, CHRISTMAS AND CHILD ARRANGEMENTS

DIVORCE, CHRISTMAS AND CHILD ARRANGEMENTS Sadly, despite Christmas being a festive and jolly occasion, it is also the season of divorce and separation.  This may be due to the long period of time people spend with each other, and extended families.  Whatever the reason, many Family Solicitors specialising in Family Law and Divorce report an […]

DIVORCE AND SEPARATION

DIVORCE AND SEPARATION We all know or can imagine that going through a divorce is a difficult process for anybody, but without having gone through it, it is hard to know exactly what you need to do in order to protect yourself, your finances, your assets and your future.  Head of Family Department at WLS Solicitors, […]

DIVORCE LAW: REFORMS TO END ‘BLAME GAME’ BETWEEN COUPLES

DIVORCE LAW: REFORMS TO END ‘BLAME GAME’ BETWEEN COUPLES Divorce laws in England and Wales are to be overhauled so couples can split faster and, it is hoped, with less acrimony.  Wayne Phillips, Head of our Family Law Department states:  “This is a positive move towards finalising proceedings in a less confrontational manner”.  Wayne is […]

DIVORCE ARTICLE

DIVORCE ARTICLE For over 20 years, legal professionals have argued for ‘no fault’ divorce to be introduced in England and Wales.  Ever since I started working for a Firm of Solicitors in 1999, majority of Divorce Petitions have been fault based.   It is argued that the current law increases hostility and is confusing.   […]