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Department: family

With Alan Carr announcing recently that he intends to get divorced, how easy is it to end a same-sex marriage?

The irretrievable breakdown of any marriage is proved by one of five facts, specifically:

  • Adultery
  • Unreasonable behaviour
  • Two year se…

As Spain joins France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Portugal in legally recognising the needs of animals, I look at what rights pets have in divorce cases.

Over my years as a family lawyer, I have encountered many heart wrenching cases where pe…

It’s the New Year! For family lawyers everywhere, the typical cliché rings true that this is the busiest time of year, as couples inevitably re-evaluate their relationships over the festive break and, in some cases, take the decision to separate. The…

I have had several cases during my time as a Divorce Solicitor where I have had to advise clients in relation to joint accounts. Usually, I find there are two scenarios:

  1. Where one party has removed funds from the joint account without the other pe…

Marriages break down for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes, this is due to infidelity. You may find yourself in a position where your spouse is cohabiting with someone else, or you have met someone new and want to cohabit. If you are in this position, …

It’s that time of year again. Separated parents everywhere will no doubt be starting to make arrangements for how they are going to spend Christmas and, more importantly, what is going to happen with their children over the Christmas season. Even the…