Helping a friend through a divorce

At Grant Stephens Family Law in Cardiff we are not only concerned with the legal aspects of divorce, but we also support and advise our clients on all aspects of their lives at this difficult time. We hear many stories of how our clients’ friends have been supportive, or not so supportive, during the process.

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Coping in a battle for access to your children

Although many divorces are custody decisions are go smoothly, for some the uncertainty and court battles can go on and on. If you are in the very unfortunate position of having a lengthy battle for access to your children and if you have very limited, if any, access to your children, there are a number

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Helping children decide who to live with after a divorce

Organising the custody of children after a divorce is one of the most stressful things that people can go through. For some couples it can involve lengthy court battles. In rare cases of abusive parents courts can order that the parent has no access at all. However, a lot of couples do not face such

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Can mediation be used by divorcing couples of high net worth?

Much general understanding of divorce comes through glimpses in the media, snippets from friends and reading occasional biographies. As divorce is something that most people don’t think will happen to them until they are already in the whirls of it, no one takes the time to find out about it and often people have very

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Who gets the dog when we divorce?

While there is a lot of emphasis on finances and children during divorce cases, the one thing that can tip divorcing couples over the edge is deciding on who gets to keep the beloved family pets. Who gets the dog (or cat, or hamster) during a divorce is a very contentious issue and there are

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