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Grandparents rights with Social Services

Posted: 16 February

Unless you have Parental Responsibility for your grandchild through a Child Arrangements Order or Special Guardianship Order, then you are not automatically involved in care proceedings concerning your grandchild. Social Services, also known as the Local Authority, may have...

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Family Mediation

Posted: 23 November

What is Mediation? Family mediation is a method of alternative dispute resolution. It works by instructing a neutral and independent third party to help you resolve a conflict or dispute in an attempt to reach a mutually acceptable resolution....

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Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 has recently come under the scrutiny of the High Court

Posted: 24 July

S25 Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (‘S25’) has recently come under the scrutiny of the High Court What is section 25?   What is section 25? Section 25 is a crucial provision which empowers the Court to examine and make...

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Pre-nuptial Agreements come before the Court again

Posted: 24 July

Pre-nuptial agreements come before the Court again in the case of MN v AN EWHC 613 (Fam) The background of the case  In this case the wife had assets of £62,000 and the husband £32.5 million. In 2005...

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Suspended Sentences

What is a Suspended Sentence? A suspended sentence is a custodial sentence where the...

- 07 June 2024

Deprivation of Liberty Applications within Family Proceedings

“Liberty” is a right conferred by Article 5 of the European Convention of Human...

- 07 June 2024

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024

Everything there is to know about The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act 2024 In...

- 07 June 2024