Discounted Divorce for January 2023

In our experience January is the most popular month for Divorces.  This can often be as a result of the amount of time couples spend together over the festive season and the financial burden of what has become an expensive time of year.  This year in particular we are also facing substantial costs of living […]

Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a term used to describe a process by which one parent tries to cause the child to reject, fear, or avoid contact with the other parent. Parental alienation cases are often very difficult because (1) it is difficult to prove, (2) it can be difficult to disprove, and (3) even if proven, it […]

PROMOTION TIME

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Emma Ingram to Associate at the firm. Emma is a part of our hardworking Wills and Probate team and is based at our busy Brighouse office. She is a true expert in her field and a very friendly and approachable Solicitor who is very popular at the […]

NO FAULT DIVORCE

Major changes to the divorce process will come into affect on the 6th April 2022 As of the 6th April the new “No Fault” divorce will come into force and parties will not have to, or indeed be able to, blame the other for the breakdown of their marriage. Under current laws, one spouse needs […]

It Can Take Time

Life can be fast paced, we always seem to be in a bit of a hurry. As Stephen Dobyns put it “Each thing I do, I rush through so I can do something else.” And, that can be true of the law. We all want our legal matter to be be finished as quickly as […]

Experienced Family Solicitor Required

Experienced family solicitor required to join our busy expanding family department.  Must have experience and be able to run their own case load of both private and legal aid matters including divorce, finances, private children and Injunction matters.  Maybe required to work between offices depending on the work load and salary dependant on experience.   Please […]

Domestic Abuse

Are you worried about domestic abuse? Given the uncertain and stressful times with families being forced together we acknowledge that there is a heightened risk of domestic abuse. This is not only physical violence but other forms of abuse from your partner. Often victims feel alone and do not know where to turn for help. […]

Parental Alienation

Unfortunately, when parent separate, parental alienation can occur.  This is where a child has been manipulated, coerced or otherwise pressured to side with one parent over another. Parental alienation is not always obvious and can be difficult to spot, but its effect on children is highlighted by CAFCASS as abusive and damaging, and can cause […]

DIVORCE OFFER EXTENDED UNTIL END OF FEBRUARY

Due to increasing demand the January offer on divorces has been extended until the end of February. Now that Christmas is over, we are all back at work and the children have returned to school for many it is also a time they decide their marriage is at an end. January and February sees an […]

Making the Future Your Own

Embarking on a divorce is an extremely stressful process for both parties, particularly when there are children involved, and with so many options available to deal with the breakdown of a marriage which one is the right one? Clients are faced with choosing from the traditional routes of Solicitors negotiating via letters and the commencing […]