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How to choose your perfect divorce solicitor?

Having advised & represented thousands of people going through divorce, it may be useful if I share some of my own experiences with you and highlight a few factors you should consider when choosing the right solicitor for you.

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Couples Islamic ceremony did NOT create a legal marriage – Court of Appeal

The marriage of a woman who wed her husband in an Islamic ceremony should not have been declared void, the Court of Appeal has ruled, in a case we say could have significant consequences for marital rights. Her Majesty’s Attorney General v Akhter and Khan concerns a decision by Mr Justice Williams, in the family court, […]

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Couples facing delays of 59 weeks to get a divorce through the courts

Separated couples are facing a record wait to get divorced as a result of regional divorce centres trying to process a backlog of older cases, it has been revealed. Quarterly statistics covering January to March 2019, published by the Ministry of Justice today, show that the average time from petition to decree absolute is 59 […]

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Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 comes into force

On Sunday, 26 May, the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019 came into force in accordance with section 6(3) of the Act.  Section 2(1) of the Act empowers the Secretary of State, by regulations, to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 so that two persons who are not of the same sex are eligible […]

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Domestic abuse bill ends family court cross-examination

Domestic abuse bill to ban family court cross-examination