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All posts by: Shaun George

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When parents separate there is usually an obligation owed by one parent to pay child support to the other parent who is the “main carer” for the child or children of their relationship. The Child Maintenance Service (CMS) is frequently …Continue reading

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My colleague, Nicola Kerr blogged previously on the decision of the Supreme Court in the case of R (on the application of Steinfeld and Keidan) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for International Development (in substitution for the Home Secretary and …Continue reading

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I am very pleased to announce that the Family Law team at Brodies has been recognised in the recently published Chambers and Partners Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth UK Guide to the Legal Profession. We are proud to be the only …

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The Tini Owens v Hugh Owens divorce saga has been played out publicly at each stage of the proceedings in the last two years. It has been no different this week with five judges in the Supreme Court hearing Mrs …Continue reading

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The Law Society of Scotland panel has approved the application of Lydia McLachlan for accreditation as a specialist in family law. The accreditation lasts for a period of five years. Lydia was employed in the Family Law team after completing …Continue reading

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It has been hard to escape the divorce metaphors in recent months as our Prime Minister, Theresa May and the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker have embarked on a series of complicated negotiations to agree the basis on which the …Continue reading

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I was interested to read the most recent statistics from our family law colleagues in the USA (Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals) which reinforced the results from an earlier International Academy of Collaborative Professionals’ study showing that most clients who …Continue reading

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I am very pleased to report that Donna McKay, Associate, based in the Aberdeen office has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Family Law specialist. I have had the pleasure of working with Donna for a …Continue reading

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I am pleased to report the latest tiny addition to the Brodies’ Family Team. Associate, Nicola Kerr based in our Edinburgh Office, gave birth to wee Olivia last week. That brings us to 11 babies born to members of the …Continue reading

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I was recently asked to speak with John Beattie from BBC Radio Scotland to discuss new UK research showing that many fathers do not have the opportunity to spend time with their children on Christmas Day following separation or divorce. …Continue reading

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