Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: Divorce

The virtual divorce

Edward Cooke explains why family law professionals must embrace training opportunities to meet new digital challenges 

20 Jan 2021

Family solutions group calls for child-centred approach away from the courts

A report makes sweeping recommendations including the creation of a support framework for children and young people whose parents separate

12 Nov 2020

The gasp factor: litigation misconduct

Clients need to understand the implications of poor conduct on costs in financial remedy proceedings, as Matthew Taylor explains

10 Nov 2020

Economic disruption increasingly relied on to reduce large divorce settlements

The family courts are using the threat of a no deal Brexit to reduce the value of some larger divorce settlements, says Boodle Hatfield 

02 Oct 2020

The lockdown children

Sarah Jane Lenihan navigates the law surrounding child arrangements for feuding parents during the pandemic  

15 Sep 2020

Private FDRs: the way to go

Resolving finances on divorce in lockdown can be achieved efficiently through the private FDR process, says Sarah Jane Lenihan

07 Sep 2020

A kinder divorce

Cost, acrimony and time are the enemies of a ‘good’ divorce, so Kate Daly and Pip Wilson have sought to rid the process of all three

07 Sep 2020

Face-to-face client meetings mustn't be left behind

Lawyers have been urged not to leave face-to-face client communication behind as they emerge from the covid-19 crisis, following a recent survey 

17 Jul 2020

Lack of transparency in legal fees on divorce, report says

Solicitors’ fees are becoming less transparent, according to a survey which revealed young people are increasingly borrowing money to fund divor

13 Jul 2020

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