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Will divorce exams become the latest Chinese export?

By Peter Jones, founder Over the years China’s relentless manufacturing machine has seen us devouring it’s lengthy list of exports…

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Why the Tini Owens Appeal Court case adds fuel to ‘no-fault’ divorce campaign

The highly publicised case of Tini Owens – who has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a family court…

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Tom Hanks’ divorce devastation reminds parents to avoid causing children long-term distress

Tom Hanks’ divorce devastation reminds parents to avoid causing children long-term distress Tom Hanks’ revelation that he was devastated by…

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Steps to take if you are concerned your children may be at risk from abduction

By Kate Banerjee, Partner and head of the Children Department The case of a Hampshire woman – who has recently…

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Putting children first : why ministers must listen to collaborative lawyers

By Norman Taylor, collaborative family lawyer As an advocate of collaborative approaches to separation and divorce I was encouraged to…

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£1.4m pledge to advise couples without legal support ‘papers over cracks’

The confusion in our family courts shows no sign of abating with the news that Family Justice Minister Simon Hughes…

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Five ways to fund your divorce

With the average cost of new school uniforms around £240 – and a further £50 a week needed for school…

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Mediation taskforce proposals akin to ‘putting sticking plaster over a broken leg’

The proposals from the Ministry of Justice to boost the use of publicly funded mediation services are well intentioned, but…

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Jones Myers takes lead on pioneering mediation service for separating couples

Jones Myers has been instrumental in spearheading an innovative new service for separating couples who may otherwise struggle to pay…

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Why D Day for divorce is just plain daft

According to the media, family lawyers herald the start of a New Year with an annual onslaught of post-festive divorce…