Divorce Reform – it is nearly here!

Divorce Reform – it is nearly here!

By Louise Martin, Head of Family Law As of 8th June we know that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act will come into force on 6th April 2022. This law, which was given Royal Assent in Summer 2020, changes the complexion of divorce, making it no longer essential...
Matrimonial Law

Matrimonial Law

Our Matrimonial Law team works digitally to deliver a faster efficient service to our clients by Louise Martin. Family law can sometimes seem archaic and out of date. However, with the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 on the horizon, change is afoot, and...
No-fault divorce – Where are we now?

No-fault divorce – Where are we now?

By Kim Mapperson, Solicitor In the UK currently, people wishing to divorce must prove that their marriage has irretrievably broken down, this must be based on one of 5 grounds for divorce: adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, or extended periods of separation;...
New Family Law – at a standstill

New Family Law – at a standstill

Parliament’s website has confirmed that the dissolution of parliament and the forthcoming election means that the long awaited Domestic Abuse Bill and the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill will not be progressed at this time, leading to substantial delays...