Whose blame is it anyway…

Last month saw the case of Owens -v- Owens come to the Supreme Court, and with it the growing call for divorce reform and the introduction of a no fault option. In the case of case of Mr and Mrs Owens, Mrs Owens applied for a divorce on the basis... Read more

Speak now… or forever hold your lens!

The intricacies of family life are often such that if there is to be a wedding sceptic present on the big day, the spy in the camp is likely to be a close family member or friend. I’m not sure many people know the answer to what would happen if... Read more

Do I need divorce advice?

Well we have a vested interest, so we think the answer is yes, but let’s take a look at the reasons why (and why not). Like it or not divorce has wide reaching legal implications for your children, and your finances. If you and your ex can... Read more

New divorce petition and online divorce

On 17 July we were notified that a new style of divorce petition is being introduced and should be used from 7 August. This is as usual a very short notice period for a fairly major change! Luckily there is a transitional period and old style... Read more

How to choose a divorce lawyer

How can you be sure that you are choosing the right person to give you advice when you separate?  You might be going through tough times, and to make it worse, you have to deal with the unfamiliar world of lawyers and courts and dispute... Read more