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Royal-baby-2018
13
Nov
2018

Prince Harry and Meghan have recently announced that they are expecting a royal baby in spring 2019. Lester Aldridge Partner, Joanne Clarke, looks into child custody and access laws.

wealthy parents divorce
9
Nov
2018

When it comes to divorce, financial parental support and the prospect of future inheritance is a more and more prevalent feature in financial disputes.

Civil partnerships
9
Oct
2018

The Prime Minister has recently announced that heterosexual couples will have the choice between marriage and civil partnerships when formalising their relationship – a change some say is long overdue.

no-fault divorce law under consultation
3
Oct
2018

This week the government has announced they intend to reform the current divorce law by launching their consultation for the introduction of a “no-fault” divorce.

Pensions divorce
11
Sep
2018

A recent report suggests a staggering 71% of couples do not discuss pension arrangements during divorce proceedings.

Child maintenance
26
Jul
2018

Child maintenance is essential for single parents to bring up their children. But many continue to struggle, thanks to an outdated system. Payments are often lower than they should be, late, or simply not made at all. Thankfully, this looks likely to change.

Civil partnerships
26
Jul
2018

When we talk about civil partnerships, many people wrongly assume this applies to a same-sex couple. But this could soon change.

Taking children abroad Family law
23
Jul
2018

Have you got concerns about taking your child abroad this summer? Or are you concerned about someone else taking your child abroad this summer?

National single parent day
21
Mar
2018

In 2017 there were 2.8 million single parent families in the UK. Some parents are single by design, others as a result of relationship breakdown.

Marriage law
12
Feb
2018

The Government has recently backed proposals for change to marriage law and a private members bill has just passed its second reading in the House of Commons.