How to choose your family lawyer

The time when you need a family lawyer is likely to be one of the hardest times in your life. Whether you are going through a divorce, trying to escape domestic abuse, or fighting for the right to see your children, or protecting your children from an abusive partner the outcome of any court cases

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Family law for same sex couples

Since same sex couples have been allowed to marry with exactly the same rights as straight couples family law for the LGB community has become much simpler. However, there are still some legal issues for the LGB community that arise that require specialist knowledge and attention. At Grant Stephens Family Lawyers in Cardiff we are

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Protecting yourself in a domestic abuse situation

Sadly, domestic abuse is very common and can affect anyone. It does not matter what gender, race, religion or social class you come from you could still be at risk. Domestic abuse is not just physical violence, but also sexual violence, emotional and verbal violence. Domestic abuse situations often happen very gradually. A partner does

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Purchasing a house with your partner

Purchasing a house is a big step for anyone. If you are purchasing a house with a partner it is an even bigger step. It is a big commitment, both financially and emotionally and one that should not be undertaken lightly. Unlike married couples, long term partners receive no legal protection around joint property ownership.

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Financial Orders During A Divorce

During a divorce a likely outcome is that one party will have to pay out some money to the other party. How much will depend on all sorts of different factors, such as who has custody of the children and how much contact the other parent has, the financial needs of both party, the standard

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