“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.
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 […]
Coping with Separation or Divorce in Lockdown We understand that going through a separation is a traumatic experience, not only for you but for your family and friends as well. The current Covid 19 situation and enforced lockdown, together with the potential for self-isolation with your ex-partner, only heightens the emotional impact.
Timetable for Divorce – “How soon can I start a Divorce?” If you are wondering when you can divorce, what the likely timescales are and what the first steps should be, our guide provides a handy timetable. We also explain the common causes of delay in a divorce.
Family Proceedings and Criminal Law We appreciate as a firm there is often a taboo with saying you need criminal assistance, when you have never been in trouble with the police before your marriage/relationship breakdown.
How to Get Started with a Divorce If a couple agrees that their marriage is over, obtaining a divorce is usually quite straightforward. The legal process of divorce is not complicated, but getting divorced can become complicated if you are unable to agree on practical issues.
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.
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.