Displaying articles by tag: divorce and separation

Child Custody – 7 common Q&As

When a relationship breaks down, whether you are married or not, agreeing arrangements for any children involved is often one of the most emotive elements to be resolved. Our Family Law specialist, Rachel Macwilliam, answers 7 common questions on the topic of child custody.  What does custody mean?English Law no longer uses the term ‘custody’…

Digital Divorce

Your digital footprint and online security may not be the first thing which springs to mind when a relationship breaks down but perhaps it is something which you should be considering. Increasingly family solicitors are advising their clients to take this aspect of a separation into account. With a tangle of accounts often shared between…

No Fault divorce edging a step closer

unhappy couple sitting on bench

Our family lawyer Rachel Macwilliam says that the plans which are now underway to bring in no-fault divorce will help to reduce the acrimony caused by having to blame a partner under the current system. The current rules The current legislation means that one partner needs to prove the other is at fault through adultery,…