News & Commentary

Here is our thinking on recent family news and issues, and how these might impact you.

At Parrish Family Law we support Resolution in their call for a no fault divorce.  Resolution is a national organisation of family lawyers who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters.

We know the process of divorce and separation is often painful and in hindsight many will wonder what they could have done differently to make the divorce process easier and less stressful.

Often one of the most difficult challenges facing parents during divorce - is agreeing how to co-parent. Whilst on an intellectual level everybody in the process recognises the importance of placing the children’s needs first, we often find that this gets side lined when emotions run high.

The recent leaked files from Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca reveal how some wealthy spouses have stored assets in complicated trust funds held by offshore shell companies to make it difficult for their partners to find out how much they are worth in divorce proceedings.

Managing Emotions during Divorce

When emotions are running high during the divorce and separation process, we often find that thinking reasonably and rationally goes straight out the door.