Legal Rankings, divorce and the B word: our round-up of news for Sept – October 2019
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:
Director Rita Gupta looks at why deciding to divorce now in September is important for those looking for clarity over Christmas and a fresh start in the New Year.
It's that time of year when both the UK Legal 500 and Chambers announce the top ranked lawyers and law firms in the Reading area - and we're proud to be ranked both individually and as a firm in both.
Our latest explains how our rankings in this highly respected and independent guides helps you choose the right legal team for your family law matter or divorce.
A quick summary of our latest rankings in the Legal 500 UK and Chambers & Partners guides for 2020.
International family law will be affected by a no-deal Brexit. Our Director Anne Leiper looks at the implications of a no-deal Brexit on international family law issues between the UK and EU member states.
Join Rita Gupta for her first training seminar for legal professionals "Financial Remedy Cases - Practical Tips for Family Lawyers” - worth 1.25 CPD hours (MBL Seminars)
From our social media:
Half a million pounds on ‘destructive and disproportionate’ divorce proceedings!
One of the results from divorce.
The figures make for sad reading for families and legal aid.
The statistics from the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) showing the fall in referrals from solicitors are a clear indication of the consequences of legal aid reforms for families experiencing separation, according to the NACCC.
People playing with the law!
Lady Hale's done it again. Let's hear it for women in law!
A modern case of using an antiquated law - the ‘Homewrecker’ law in North Carolina.
If you’re not sure how to handle all of these post-divorce financial tasks, this guide will walk you through some of the key steps you need to take.
Knowing when to give advice and when to just be there is crucial.
Women’s Aid said that girls are more likely to engage with digital resources than call a helpline, which is why they created a website instead, and are also working on an online chat service.
Now lets hope it really does come into law!
University of Glasgow academics are developing a board game to help the public negotiate the complex legal world of marriage.
One way to embrace technology.
figures show that 42% of marriages break down, which makes divorce a very common process. It’s therefore important to take the necessary steps to divorce-proof your business at the outset if you are planning to build a company with your spouse.
This article outlines ways to protect children from stress during a bitter divorce battle:
The Manifesto: The Way Forward for Scotland" calls for changes in the law and legal procedures to “promote the positive value to children of shared parenting”.
It’s estimated that one in three children under the age of 16 in the UK experiences their parents’ separation.
So hearing what helped them can be beneficial.
Charities and women’s rights organisations call on the Prime Minister to deliver the Domestic Abuse Bill
One of the results of the current parliamentary turmoil is a backlog of bills that might not progress to the next session. Concerned campaigners have written to the PM to make sure the hard-fought for Domestic Abuse Bill “remains a priority for your government”.
The YouGov survey shows that Generation Z are indeed more pragmatic about marriage and preparing before with a pre-nups appears to be on the rise.
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