This week marks the start of Good Divorce Week 2016. This is not the contradiction in terms that it may first seem, but is about sending a message that divorce doesn’t have to be full of conflict, and that the role of lawyers can be to help families separate in a positive way.
At Neves we seek to approach divorce constructively and consider the needs of the whole family. We are members of Resolution which is a community of Family Justice professionals committed to this ethos. On Wednesday this week Resolution will be holding a lobby day in Parliament and this year will be campaigning for “no fault” divorce and improving rights for co-habiting couples. Resolution has also updated its Code of Practice, and our family solicitors at Neves abide by this.
Essentially what it means for our clients is that we make a commitment at the outset to:
If you feel this approach would be helpful for you or any friends or family going through the stress of a divorce or separation, then please contact us.