Understanding Divorce

  • Divorcing online in the New Year?

    Divorcing online in the New Year?

    The Ministry of Justice is celebrating the results from a £1bn investment to introduce new technology into the court system. Online divorce was one of several services introduced in the last 12 months. This was in response to… Read More

  • The Legal 500 2018-19 rankings revealed

    The Legal 500 2018-19 rankings revealed

    We’re delighted to be recommended for our work in claimant personal injury, family law and personal tax, trusts and probate in the latest edition of The Legal 500. The independent guide surveys over 250,000 corporate counsel each… Read More

  • More legal protection offered for unmarried couples

    More legal protection offered for unmarried couples

    A new change in the law is set to offer more legal protection for unmarried couples. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 enabled same sex couples to enter into a civil partnership, whilst the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 allowed same… Read More

  • No fault divorce: Mrs Owens' final appeal

    No fault divorce: Mrs Owens' final appeal

    The Supreme Court handed down Judgment yesterday relating to Mrs Owen’s final appeal against a decision to dismiss her divorce petition. Mrs Owens, who has lived separately from Mr Owens for 3 years, will have to remain married until she… Read More

  • Digital divorce: How can I apply for a divorce online?

    Digital divorce: How can I apply for a divorce online?

    Couples can now divorce digitally after a new online service went public on 1 May 2018. Individuals without legal representation can now apply to the Court for a divorce. They can complete their divorce application, upload any documents… Read More

  • Grandparent Credits: Am I entitled to financial support?

    Grandparent Credits: Am I entitled to financial support?

    As a grandparent you may be taking care of your grandchildren whilst their parents have returned to work or you may have obtained parental responsibility for the child and given up work in the process. If this is the case and the child is… Read More