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As ‘Brangelina’ split continues to dominate the headlines, how to guarantee your privacy

The media frenzy continues a week after Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt with every aspect of their…

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Is fault free divorce in everyone’s best interests?

The news that Britain’s most senior female judge wants to see ‘no blame’ divorces is being welcomed by many lawyers…

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Contact centre closures leave parents and children out in the cold

More than 40 contact centres that are lifelines for separating parents and their children have closed since legal aid was…

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Cooperation versus confrontation: why couples should opt for collaborative lawyers

We always advise that separating couples find lawyers with similar mind-sets if they want to avoid a bitter ‘War of…

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Countdown to new family laws: an overview of the Children and Families Bill

  Major legislation that will overhaul the family court system and have far reaching implications for divorcing couples has been…

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Court out? Weighing up the options

Jones Myers is delighted to be named one of the two top family law firms in Leeds, West and North…

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When a bonus is not a bonus

By Peter Jones, partner Despite the government’s move to reduce the burden on the courts by encouraging warring couples to…

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Why selling the house can buy long-term gains

By Peter Jones, Partner I read with some disquiet a feature by Daisy Goodwin in the Sunday Times on how…

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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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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…