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Two commonly used tools for couples to set out their rights, responsibilities, and financial plans are Cohabitation Agreements and Prenuptial Agreements. But how do they differ?
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
The prospect of getting a divorce can be overwhelming, especially when attempting to understand the divorce procedure, related costs and timescales.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
A pre-proceedings meeting, or legal gateway meeting, means that the Local Authority is concerned about the care of your children and is considering taking the matter to Court.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
Receiving a pre-proceedings letter from Social Services can be a concerning and pivotal moment for families. The PLO letter indicates that the Local Authority is troubled about the welfare of your children and is contemplating court involvement.
Our People - Jalpa Vadgama
The term "Divorce Day" has gained traction, labelling the first Monday in January as a peak in divorce applications. But does this title accurately capture the surge in New Year divorce filings or merely serve as a journalistic trope?
Our People - Kathleen Bennet
Looking at the latest trends in divorce rates which increased in recent published data. Also what are the changes in divorce rates on 10 and 25 year marriages?
Our People - Kathleen Bennet
British woman maintains marriage with prominent Indonesian businessman after GN Law was successful in getting the UK High Court to refuse to recognise a divorce obtained by deception in Indonesia
Our People - Claudette Terrode
Divorce has significant impact in a person’s life and requires a rebalancing of your affairs. From a financial and welfare perspective, updating your will and considering the status of your lasting powers of attorney (LPA) is crucial.
Our People - Andrew Guile
If you are currently experiencing domestic abuse from an ex-partner, it is crucial that you reach out for assistance. The Family Courts have the ability to provide victims of domestic abuse with protective 'injunction' orders to ensure their safety and well-being.
Our People - Peter Bushell
Non-molestation orders serve as a vital legal tool to safeguard individuals from violence or harassment. These court-issued injunctions can be sought against various parties, such as current or former partners, family members, or cohabitants.
Our People - Anna Johnson
Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that leaves victims questioning their own sanity, eroding their self-esteem and perpetuating a cycle of control and abuse.
Our People - Olivia Allen
Child abduction is when a person takes or sends a child under the age of 16 out of the UK without the consent of those with parental responsibility or consent from the court.
Our People - Olivia Allen
No-fault divorce allows couples to obtain a divorce without the need to prove fault or wrongdoing by either party. This can make the process of obtaining a divorce simpler and less contentious, but it also has some potential disadvantages.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
Is your ex-partner not letting you see your children as much as you want, or at all? Have you tried discussing this and negotiating, to no avail? It may be that the only way left for you is to apply to court to get an order to see your children.
Our People - Olivia Allen
A child arrangement order is a court order which sets out the arrangements for where and with who children with live and how often, and under what circumstances they will spend time with the non-resident parent. Can you enforce it and how?
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
With the help of a divorce solicitor you will ultimately save time, find the process a little less stressful and benefit from their knowledge and experience.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
A Form E is a court document used in financial proceedings on divorce in the UK setting out your financial position. It is a financial statement which shows your assets, liabilities, expenditure and income.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
An Acknowledgement of Service is a court document that the Respondent receives once the divorce application has been issued. This is the document that confirms they have received the divorce application and whether they intend to defend the divorce.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
If your ex-partner doesn't file their Form E in divorce proceedings, you will need to take certain steps including informing the court, threatening to seek a costs order against them and you may even seek an order which includes the risk of them being sent to prison.
Our People - Loretta Orsi-Barzanti
There are three main options for arranging child maintenance payments with your ex-partner where you are NOT married, these are informal/family based agreements, using the Child Maintenance Service and through a court order.
Our People - Olivia Allen

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