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How can we make contact work?

By Peter Jones, Partner Picture the scene: we’re seated on plastic chairs in a well-known fast food restaurant, tacitly admiring…

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How to conduct a well-mannered divorce – a guide too far?

By Peter Jones, Partner How should you announce your divorce to family and friends? Is it really wise to flush…

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Pay up or no payout – would you pay the CSA?

Should parents who split up be forced to pay for the ‘privilege’ of having their child maintenance issues resolved? The…

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Would you settle for less?

By Peter Jones, partner Telephone number divorce settlements often hit the headlines, and this week has been no exception. The…

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Contact rights – who’s right?

 By Peter Jones, Partner Feelings are running high with the recent announcement from Children’s Minister Tim Loughton that divorced parents…

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Qualities to look for in a family lawyer

Divorce has taken centre stage in the media spotlight this week at a time which is considered key to the…

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Of polygamy, polyandry and plants…

How was your Christmas? We at Jones Myers hope that you fall firmly into the camp for whom the festive…

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Keep it in the family

Party politics apart, the spat between prime minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg on the subject of family…

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Rights – and wrongs – in inheritance rules

While long overdue and to some extent promising, new Law Commission proposals to allow co-habiting couples the same inheritance law…

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Keep the icicles outdoors this Christmas

’Tis the season to be jolly! Sparkling Christmas trees and illuminated Santas are appearing in windows everywhere and we’re just…

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