Katie Kilburn

Katie Kilburn is a solicitor based in the Stowe Family Law Wetherby office.

She has experience of dealing with various aspects of family law but has focused predominantly on resolving disputes relating to children, divorce and the division of matrimonial finances and has experience of cases involving domestic violence.

When divorce is just a click away

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February 9, 2018 0 comments

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In various areas of the country a pilot system has been launched, enabling applications for divorce and civil partnership dissolution to be processed online.  No doubt a national rollout will be considered after the pilot has been completed. Given technological advances nowadays, many systems are moving online rather than remaining paper-based.  For example, many banks…

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What is Parental Responsibility?

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March 24, 2015 5 comments

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As most mothers or fathers will confirm, becoming a parent is a momentous event. The focus of your life changes, shifting onto this new person you have brought into the world. But along with all the worries and responsibilities that accompany steering someone all the way from childhood into adulthood, being a parent can also…

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Child to be adopted by separating couple,

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October 24, 2014 3 comments

The High Court has given a couple permission to adopt a child, despite the fact that they separated since their application began. The child is three years old and had been placed in local authority care from birth. After spending some initial time in foster care, this child has been with the prospective adopters from…

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Should barristers team up with solicitors?

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July 10, 2014 3 comments

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Although I qualified as a solicitor in 2011, I initially studied to be a barrister. I completed my training and was ‘called to the Bar’ in 2008. Nowadays it is very difficult for young, newly qualified barristers to make their mark on the profession. When I studied the Bar Vocational Course (as it was called…

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