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Five Reasons Why Collaborative Law Works for Divorcing Couples

Request a Call Back Divorce can be a lengthy and expensive process, and it can result in relationships breaking down even further, to the detriment of any children involved. Couples in the unfortunate situation of divorce are increasingly seeking Dispute Resolution methods such as collaborative law, rather than facing the stress and high legal costs […]

Co-operation and contempt in divorce

Request a Call Back There is no ‘ideal’ divorce. Whatever the circumstances, divorce is tough and upsetting. Ultimately, though, divorce is about co-operation, however hard that co-operation may be to stomach. And those involved in a divorce who refuse to play by the rules could find themselves facing more than an acrimonious separation, as the […]

Revisiting Maintenance? The Court of Appeal decision in Mills v Mills

Request a Call Back The tide against the concept of ‘maintenance for life’ has turned or so we thought with courts increasingly emphasising the need for the party receiving maintenance to do so only for a short period of time, and aim to become independent. Discussions in the House of Lords have also called for […]

Marriage breakdown: the benefits of collaborative law

Request a Call Back Collaborative Law is a form of Dispute Resolution that is still relatively unknown and under-used, yet offers a number of benefits to couples whose marriages have broken down and who are looking for an alternative to a lengthy and acrimonious court battle. Avenues to divorce Marriage breakdown is never easy – […]