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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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Why putting yourself through the trauma of divorce court proceedings isn’t the only answer

The knock on effect of around 200,000 people losing their entitlement to legal aid in the family courts each year…

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Counting the cost of divorce

Following our latest blog on couples being forced to stay together due to the cost of divorce , partner Fiona…

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Divorce is at 40-year low – because couples can’t afford to split

Legal fees for divorce, of up to £50,000, compounded by a difficult housing market, tough economic conditions and high levels…

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The pain-free way to part?

Collaborative divorce, a way of ending a marriage that claims to be both swift and amicable, is gaining popularity here…

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International parental abduction back in the spotlight this summer

New figures released by the Foreign Office reveal an alarming rise in international parental abduction cases that can turn summer…

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Jones Myers: Our ethos and expertise

At Jones Myers we pride ourselves on the high level of personal service we offer our clients. We also recognise…

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