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“No-fault” legislation to reform divorce law in England and Wales

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We continue our series of blogs on this noteworthy, important (and legally complex!) topic. I have already provided a summary of where we were at back in May. (That blog followed a decision of the Court of Appeal in England.) …Continue reading

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A recent decision from the Supreme Court has sparked debate on the practice of English Courts awarding indefinite maintenance to spouses on divorce. Mr and Mrs Mills divorced in 2002. Mrs Mills was awarded a lump sum of £230,000 and …Continue reading

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Though not all will admit it, a number of us will now be at loss as to what to do with our evenings now that the popular ‘Love Island’ series has come to an end. Many will be delighted that …Continue reading

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With the best summer weather we’ve seen in Scotland and the rest of the UK for years, you may be wishing you’d booked a staycation! But, as is tradition many parents will be taking children abroad for a family break in …Continue reading

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In May this year the Scottish Government issued a consultation paper on the reform of Scottish Child Law. The consultation paper covers many aspects of Scottish Child Law and contains many proposals that people will have strong views on. The …Continue reading

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The face of marriage in Scotland, England and Wales changed in 2014 with the introduction of same sex marriage. Since then, same sex couples have had the option of entering either civil partnerships or marriage. Whilst the change was welcomed …Continue reading

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Father’s Day is this Sunday (17th June 2018) and some fathers in Scotland will be wondering whether they have the right to see their child on that day. After all, the name of the day would suggest that it is …Continue reading

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Father’s Day is this Sunday (17th June 2018) and some fathers in Scotland will be wondering whether they have the right to see their child on that day.  Well the answer can be found in my blog from June 2016-here …Continue reading

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“You should go to mediation” is a sentence which makes a lot of sense for those who deal regularly with family conflict. But if you haven’t done it before what does it mean and how does it work? What does …Continue reading

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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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