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I will be sharing thoughts on family law and relationship issues.

Felicity Shedden News

Posted on Wed 26th Sep 2018 - 0 comments

  Welcome to Shedden Family Law latest news items   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 ...

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Top tips on using social media when you divorce

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, ...

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It's up to you who you leave your money to, right? or maybe wrong...

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 ...

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Top Ten Tips for preparing for your first mediation or collaborative meeting

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 ...

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How do I get divorced?

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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The items published in this blog are brief comments on cases, news items, or other material that Shedden Family Law considers interesting or relevant. Nothing in this blog constitutes legal advice and Shedden Family Law will accept no liability for any loss or damage incurred due to actions taken based on anything written in this blog.