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How does the Public Law Outline (PLO) work in practice?

How does the Public Law Outline (PLO) work in practice?

A Public Law Outline (also known as a PLO) process is initiated by the local authority when there are concerns relating to a child’s safety. This can be an unnerving time for parents. Sophie Rew, a Paralegal within the Family Team here at Wollens explains how our...
Long awaited changes to divorce law soon to be in place.

Long awaited changes to divorce law soon to be in place.

Family Law Consultant Sabina Smith looks at the changes to divorce law coming from April 2022.  This year sees a significant and long awaited change in the law for divorce in England and Wales. 6 April 2022 is the scheduled date when all fault-based divorce will be...
Changing Your Childs Name

Changing Your Childs Name

A child’s name can be changed with the written consent of everyone with parental responsibility. A person with parental responsibility has a legal responsibility to look after a child and make important decisions on their behalf, such as medical decisions.  ...
Relocating with your children (within the UK) when you are separated

Relocating with your children (within the UK) when you are separated

The onset of the Pandemic resulted in many changes to modern day life, from a sudden rush of companies outfitting employees to enable them to work remotely, to the isolation from family that was experienced by many during the various lockdowns from 2020 through to...