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Prenuptial agreements – why should you consider having one ?

Prenuptial agreements – why should you consider having one ?

One of the many consequences of the lockdown over the last 12 months has been that couples planning to marry in 2020 or 2021 have had to delay their weddings. This however has provided them with an opportunity to further reflect on how they may wish to manage their...
Accreditation for family law divorce expert Sabina

Accreditation for family law divorce expert Sabina

Family Law Consultant Sabina Smith  Congratulations to Sabina Smith, solicitor and Family Law Consultant in our Exeter office, who has successfully passed https://resolution.org.uk/ accreditation for Pensions on Divorce. Sabina is one of only 23 solicitors nationally...
Review of children’s social care system launched

Review of children’s social care system launched

Trainee Family Law solicitor John Mousicos takes a look at the the latest independent review of the children’s social care system. It is a common claim that politicians running for office do not do what they say they will do, once they are elected. The truth is...
Ask for ANI

Ask for ANI

British pharmacies launched a codeword during January 2021 to tackle a feared spike in domestic violence during lockdown, telling victims to “Ask for ANI” at the counter to secretly summon help. The scheme is backed by the Government and Safeguarding Minister Victoria...
Child Arrangement Orders and Self-isolation

Child Arrangement Orders and Self-isolation

When parents do not agree on child arrangements after separation, many of them will turn to the courts to decide with whom their child or children will live and how frequently and for how long they will spend time with the other parent. Child Arrangement Orders are...
Keeping Christmas positive when the family gets together

Keeping Christmas positive when the family gets together

With the pandemic putting relationships under pressure and divorce rates recording their biggest percentage rise since 1972, family professionals and support groups are encouraging couples to focus on the wellbeing of the family over the festive season. Traditionally,...