Stowe Family Law Web Team

How do I tell my children we are separating?

July 12, 2018 0 comments

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Telling your children, you are getting divorced or separating is not easy and requires some sensitive handling. This is certainly a conversation there is no script for however, some planning will go a long way. Our specialist children lawyers at Stowe Family Law take great care to resolve a wide range of issues regarding child(ren)…

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Five things to think about before you end your marriage

June 5, 2018 1 comment

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Nobody starts a marriage or relationship thinking about divorce or separation. However, any relationship can encounter problems. Some couples work it out, some get stuck and others separate. There is no right or wrong.  Divorce is a personal decision and only you can decide what’s right for you and your family. But before you decide,…

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Top ten reasons why people get divorced

May 23, 2018 1 comment

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One thing about divorce is you are certainly not alone; in fact, 42% of marriages end in divorce in the UK. And of those divorces, unreasonable behaviour (one of the five reasons you can use to divorce in England and Wales) is the most common with 36% of husbands and 51% of wives using this…

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Divorce experts back no-fault divorces

May 16, 2018 1 comment

93% of Stowe Family Law’s divorce experts back no-fault divorces. In February, we undertook an in-house research project at Stowe Family Law to gauge opinions from our expert divorce lawyers on reforming divorce laws in England and Wales. And the results were in resounding favour of reform with 85% off those questioned backing calls for…

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New Family Division President announced

April 26, 2018 1 comment

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The next President of the Family Division has been announced. Sir Andrew Ewart McFarlane will succeed Sir James Munby on 28 July. The current President, the outspoken and high profile Sir James Munby, will retire on 27 July, his 70th birthday. Lord Justice McFarlane will also complete precisely seven years as an Appeal Court Judge…

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Family Division President warns of accidental bigamy

April 25, 2018 0 comments

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Family Division President Sir James Munby has warned that an unspecified number of recently issued divorce decrees may not be legally valid. In guidance published this week, he warned that “very recently a number of cases have been brought to my attention where decrees nisi and absolute have been granted” in violation of the Matrimonial…

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Baroness Hale: no fault divorce would strengthen responsibility

April 24, 2018 2 comments

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No fault divorce would increase a general sense of family responsibility the President of the Supreme Court has claimed. Speaking over the weekend at the annual conference of Resolution, Baroness Hale of Richmond gave her stamp of approval to the family law organisation’s ongoing campaign to reform Britain’s ageing divorce laws, saying: “It may seem…

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