News & Commentary

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

We are all getting younger.  50 is the new 40 and so on. 

School Holidays and Separating

The children are hardly back at school before you have to think about holidays and child care. 

We are delighted to once again have supported Family Dispute Resolution Week which launched on the 23 November 2015. This year the campaign from Resolution focussed on putting children first during a relationship breakdown - something we feel strongly about. Find out more here.

The Supreme Court has this morning, handed down their judgment in the cases of Sharland and Gohil.  In both cases, former wives were seeking to re-open their divorce settlements because their ex-husbands hid the true extent of their wealth when agreement was made. 

Is there confidentiality anymore? Do people like to share every small detail about their lives? When we separate, what does the law say about confidentiality and divorce? The most recent craze on social media is the divorce selfie. #divorceselfie is increasingly used to advertise a couple’s divorce using the phrase “conscious uncoupling” and a photo of the not so happy couple.