Full disclosure, No-fault, & Podcasts: our round-up of news for April 2020
If you missed what we’ve been sharing last month, here’s a round up of our blogs and some of the news posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
From our blog:
The Goddard-Watts case shows the importance of full and frank disclosure of your financial information both at the start and during your divorce proceedings.
The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill finally offers separating spouses a true 'no-fault' divorce. But with the ongoing delays in parliament due to the current health emergency, is it worth delaying your divorce just for this option? LGFL Rita Gupta gives her insights into this new Bill, including a sting in the tail regarding the time this new 'no-fault' divorce will take.
Full details on how to listen to our brand new podcast "The Modern Family Lawyer" and subscribe for free.
Digital Mag - How lockdown is placing a strain on families and relationships - our brand new article for Stay Connected Digital Magazine in their inaugural edition.
From our social media:
A great TED Talk on co-parenting.
This book celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act, which received Royal Assent on December 23 1919, and removed the barriers for women to enter the legal profession.
Some ideas to help cope in this uncharted territory of Covid-19. Emotional health during the Coronavirus Crisis: How to cope with anxiety and manage stress at work.
Law Society president Simon Davis said: Courts must be able to reopen once this crisis abates. We must be wary to avoid any risk of significant and permanent damage to the public’s ability to access justice.
Some common questions & answers on writing wills during the pandemic, from the FT.
A ‘cooling off’ period may be helpful if you need to remove yourself from a volatile situation at home.
Amicable divorce means that you can self isolate with your ex of 20 years.
This is an excellent book for young children with some illustrations from a very well known illustrator !
Adele keeps her privacy for divorce settlement
An interesting effect of the Coronavirus status. Fast-tracking relationships.
While the figures for domestic violence across the world rise, there are places to turn for help.
Northern Ireland's new bill: The Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill creates a new offence which covers controlling and coercive behaviour against a partner, former partner or family member.
How will arrangements affecting my children stand during #COVID-19?
Director Rita Gupta & Jennifer Lee, Counsel at Pump Court Chambers have the answers in our new video series, “3 Questions”!