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Why the vulnerable should not be forced to stay in tempestuous relationships

A recent case of ours involving a vulnerable pensioner – who faces the choice of living out the rest of…

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Collaborative law is lighting up the North

Last week’s get together for the north of England’s collaborative law community proved to be an inspiring occasion. It was…

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Hidden cost of divorce for over-50s

Divorce can be a stressful enough process without the worry for newly single people of how they are going to…

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All you need is love – and a pre-nup!

The recent announcement that Sir Paul McCartney will tie the knot for the third time is not necessarily the most…

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Landmark case in multi-national divorces will ensure children come first

The potential for multi-cultural and linguistic enrichment is just one of many bonuses for children in an increasingly global environment…

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Why government failure to act leaves millions of unmarried couples in the cold

Following the government’s disgraceful refusal to support the millions of unmarried couples and their children who separate, Jones Myers  is…

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Forcing the issue – mediation under survey spotlight

The latest annual matrimonial survey – of 101 family lawyers – from the forensic and investigation services team at accountant…

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For richer, for poorer – the practicalities of separation in a recession

As the financial nightmare of recession continues to loom large, many unhappy, cash-strapped couples have postponed their divorce due to…

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How to avoid divorce being a ‘heavy’ price to pay

Some eye-catching research carried out by a US university reveals that divorce can have a disastrous effect on previously trim…

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When “co-preneurs” can’t stand the heat

When Heston Blumenthal recently left the family home he shared with his wife and three children, it wasn’t just the…

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