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Tag: family law

The straightforward answer is – as soon as possible.

People have different views about the right time to take legal advice when considering a separation. Some will come to see a solicitor before they have even told their partner of their decision. O…

Adopting your partner’s children is often referred to as step parent adoption. Legally there are clear consequences of adopting in this way. It means that the person adopting takes on full parental responsibility for the child.  

A decision to adopt…

When you go through a separation or divorce it is ultimately because your relationship has broken down. You may feel hurt, angry and resentful and furthermore, the trust you once had with your ex-partner may have diminished completely.

If you have c…

In January 2022, Beth Woodward posted the article below reflecting on how pets are treated by the courts when their owners divorce.  42 Bedford Row are a set of barristers with expertise in family law who have recently set up a new practice area spec…

A Parental Agreement or a Shared Parenting Plan is a plan drawn up by both parents and sometimes grandparents, or a guardian, and sets out the day to day parenting of the children. A Shared Parenting Agreement plan is based around what is in the best…

If you are approaching a solicitor about a family issue, the chances are you are probably going through a really difficult period in your life. When making any other purchase that you are likely to spend a lot of money on, like a new car or the lates…