What is Financial Disclosure and why is it Important? What is financial disclosure? Financial disclosure is the process of exchanging financial information with another person and is the foundation of financial proceedings during separation and divorce.
‘No Fault’ Divorce is finally coming, but what is it? From April 6th 2022, no-fault divorce will become a viable option for separating couples in England and Wales. They will be able to proceed without specifying a reason for their divorce, nor to apportion fault or blame against one party for the end of their […]
Do I have any rights to see my grandchild? Our grandparents often play a key role in our upbringing and provide vital support for our parents. Although this is recognised, culturally, there is no special right or automatic right in law for a grandparent to see or spend time with their grandchild.
What is National Family Mediation Week? Organised by the Family Mediation Council, working with Resolution, National Family Mediation Week (which took place this year between 17th January 2022 – 21st January 2022) is an opportunity to raise awareness of family mediation, and the benefits this can bring to families during an often emotional and confusing […]
What is Child Inclusive Mediation? Child inclusive mediation is a valuable process for families when a couple separates or divorces. Being in this situation can be very difficult for everyone, especially when children are involved and child inclusive mediation can improve outcomes for parents and children.
Parental Responsibility, Covid and Vaccinations In this blog we will review what parent responsibility entails from a family law and practical point of view. The Covid vaccination has been rolled out everyone over the age of 12 and the flu vaccination is being offered to a greater range of young people too.
The Family Law Accreditation Scheme is a recognised quality standard for family law solicitors run by The Law Society. When you work with someone who is accredited, you can have confidence that they are both knowledgeable and competent in Family Law.
“I want a divorce – what happens next?” 5th August 2021 The past year has been hard for anyone who wants a divorce but some feel the time is finally right.
Wellbeing in the workplace has gained considerable attention and Hancocks acknowledge that our entire team has worked tirelessly during the pandemic. A high level of change and high workload can place severe pressure on mental health, and that’s why we’re taking a “firm holiday” on Monday 12 July.
Being a Family Lawyer through a Pandemic 2020 – Reflections on an ‘unprecedented’ year; How will Divorce look in 2021 By Ian Davies 18th March 2021 The beginning of 2020 seemed like any other year in my career as a family law solicitor. I had considerations and thoughts about what I/we wanted to achieve in […]