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Ensure the children are the focal point of the process

Spring will shortly arrive and the long, dark and cold days of January seem a distant past. The festivities enjoyed at Christmas is a dim memory. However, for many, January was the month when a life changing decision was made in relation to the future of their relationship with their spouse/partner. This month is now notorious for being known as the busiest month for family lawyers. The ending of a relationship is one of the...
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Avoid the pitfalls when looking to co-habit rather than marry

According to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) co-habiting families are the fastest growing family type in the UK.  According to the data, co-habiting couple families grew by 29.7% between 2004 and 2014. However, legislation protecting co-habiting couples have not moved with the times.  The Co-Habitation Rights Bill has been in the early stages of passing through Parliament for some time now, but it needs to be made a priority. The perception...
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