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20 Mar 2019 Posted in Family Law 

Coercive & Controlling Behaviour

Lucy Terrell Posted by Lucy Terrell, Associate Solicitor, Family Law

Coercive & Controlling Behaviour

In December 2015 coercive and controlling behaviour became illegal in England and Wales. Since then, there has been a steady rise in awareness of the signs of coercive control and an increase in allegations. Lucy Terrell looks at how to identify this behaviour and what to do if you think you are a victim.

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05 Feb 2019 Posted in Divorce & Separation Family Law 

The Dangers of DIY Divorce

Meg Moss Posted by Meg Moss, Partner, Family Law

The Dangers of DIY Divorce

Meg Moss, a divorce solicitor for 27 years, warns of the pitfalls of going it alone and using websites that promise cheap, quickie divorces.

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16 Jan 2019 Posted in Children Family Law 

Separated and relocating abroad?

Lucy Terrell Posted by Lucy Terrell, Associate Solicitor, Family Law

Separated and relocating abroad?

Moving abroad is an exciting life change, but for separated parents it can be a difficult and stressful time resulting in family conflict - find out how a specialist family solicitor can help.

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27 Nov 2018 Posted in Divorce & Separation Family Law 

Collaborative Practice: divorce without the blame-game

Tracey Smith Posted by Tracey Smith, Managing Partner and Head of Family Law

Collaborative Practice: divorce without the blame-game

The current law says, unless you have been separated for 2 years with consent, or 5 years without, you have to divorce on the grounds of adultery or behaviour. Divorce is rarely straight-forward, but having to show fault can increase the conflict between a couple and make it more difficult to agree on child and financial arrangements.

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09 Nov 2018 Posted in Children Family Law 

Divorce, Separation & Children Law - Supporting Clients with Autism

Lucy Terrell Posted by Lucy Terrell, Associate Solicitor, Family Law

Divorce, Separation & Children Law - Supporting Clients with Autism

Family solicitor, Lucy Terrell, has a particular interest and experience in advising and representing clients with Autism and related conditions. Here she explains how a flexible approach allows her to support each client's needs and achieve a positive outcome.

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