Divorce and Technology

Technology is slowly changing every aspect of our lives, including the divorce process. Social media and new apps are taking privacy to new extremes. On one hand a vengeful Tweet can make very intimate details very public and on the other hand new apps are being developed to hide phone records and text messages from

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How to choose a family lawyer

When you have decided that divorce is the only option you will already have a lot to think about and will need to avoid unnecessary stress. Therefore it is vital that you find a good solicitor as soon as possible in order to take a weight off your mind and move forward with the best

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Parental Involvement Presumption

On 22nd October the law will change slightly regarding shared parenting after a divorce. Currently, the law involves a presumption of shared parenting, unless there are reasons why one parent should not have access to the children. However, this is changing so when making an order concerning a child, the courts must presume that the

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60% of parents self-represented in family courts

New government figures show that over 60% of parents are now representing themselves in court to decide on arrangements for their children. This figure has risen dramatically since the cut in legal aid for most families. Going to court without proper legal representation is a daunting task, especially at such a stressful time. The government

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Not getting married? Protect Yourself Legally

Many couples are choosing to cohabit without marrying and many cohabiting couples do not intend on getting married, even though they see each other as life partners. This may be for financial, political or personal reasons. Cohabiting couples do not tend to experience difficulty, until things go wrong. There are still very few legal rights

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Prenups – Should you have one?

Prenuptial agreements, or prenups, are growing in popularity in the UK. They are very popular in the US and have come to the attention of the UK media through various celebrity marriages and break-ups. But if you are in the UK and are looking to marry your partner, should you have a prenup drawn up

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