Transparency Project has produced this very useful and informative piece on remote court hearings. The guide explains how the court system is now functioning for Family work, and how it is likely to be for the foreseeable future.
MPs have voted in favour of the latest stage of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill.
No-Obligation, Free Advice Clinics for All We understand that this is a difficult and uncertain time. There are many challenges being faced by everyone. Cotswold Family Law remains open and we remain able to assist our current clients, but we understand that there are many people who, due to COVID-19, currently face challenging living arrangements, […]
Background to No-Fault Divorce Currently the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill more commonly known as the “No-Fault” divorce Bill is progressing through parliament. If brought into law it will bring large scale reform to the process and nature of divorce for the first time since the Matrimonial Cause Act 1973.
Support for Families in Lockdown The Prime Minister’s address to the nation last night effectively places the U.K. into lockdown for a minimum of three weeks. This creates even greater uncertainty among adults but we should not forget the impact it has on children too.
COVID-19 UDATE We have no doubt that you will be worried about the current national health concerns and the impact on all of us. We remain open to current, and new, clients and will continue to be so though we remain mindful of the safety of our staff and that of our clients.
Discounts for NHS Health Staff, Emergency Services and Armed Forces personnel We are delighted to announce that we are extending our support for people in public service.
New Year, New You? As the merriment and glad tidings of Christmas give way to the discomfort from over indulging and the January blues, many of us use the New Year to turn the lens inwards and have a look at our lives vowing to make changes.
18th October 2019 I recently referred to the perception that the law/court favours one party over another. I found myself writing far more than I had intended and so the idea for this blog on reaching fair divorce settlements was born.
How Family Court Works – the myths and the reality I recently wrote a piece about Mediation and how it works. Afterwards it occurred to me my piece could have been interpreted as feeding one of the main myths surrounding the family court process, namely that it should be avoided at all costs. The reality […]