Posted on Mon 26th Sep 2016 - 0 comments
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News Date: Thursday 3rd March 2016
We are delighted to say that, as from 1st April 2016, Felicity Shedden will join Family Law in Partnership as a consultant. At the same time Family Law in Partnership will take over the clients of Shedden Family Law. Family Law in Partnership is an award-winning team of specialist family lawyers, mediators, arbitrators and family ...
Posted on Tue 11th Aug 2015 - 0 comments
There has been much coverage of the roles of Friends Reunited and Facebook in the breakdown of marriages. Yet little attention seems to be given to the impact that social media can have when you’re going through a divorce. In this blog we have put together our top tips for using social media when you have recently separated.
1. THE GOLDEN RULE: Remember, when you post something on social media, ...
Posted on Mon 10th Aug 2015 - 0 comments
Over the last few months, we’ve seen a run of big family law cases reported by the media with attention grabbing headlines. The latest is the case of Ilott v Mitson which concerned a claim by a daughter for provision out of her mother’s will. From the press coverage, you would think that the courts had taken a drastic step, overturning someone’s will and going against their clear intentions, but we want to look at ...
Posted on Thu 12th Feb 2015 - 0 comments
Attending your first collaborative, or mediation meeting can be a daunting occasion. You may not have had much contact since you separated, or if you are living in the same house you may have actively tried to avoid discussing controversial issues in order to ensure there is a calm environment at home. Your solicitor will have explained the process to you but there can still be unanswered questions - especially with regard to the way ...
Posted on Fri 9th Jan 2015 - 0 comments
When you take the decision that your marriage is sadly at an end, it can feel daunting contemplating the process of divorce. Even the word can seem hugely emotive. This blog focuses on the divorce process and dispelling some of the myths. Whilst we can't take the emotion out of the word we can help you to understand the process and what it involves.
The starting point
The first step in the process of divorce is ...
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