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Members of the parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights have criticised proposed changes to adoption law set out in the forthcoming Children and Families Bill.
In a detailed report examining the bill, the MPs expressed concern about a new duty that
When I'm not working, especially at the weekend, I like to switch off. I can do that now that my son has flown the nest and no longer needs me to run him around or do his washing (well, not often!)
On Sunday morning, after a gruelling spinning session at my local gym, I drove over to see my family at my sister’s house. When I arrived, I was met with a tremendous surprise: my mum was downstairs and she was walking!
On my way into the new Stowe Family Law office in Central London early on Friday morning, I made an hour’s detour through North London to pay a visit to my eldest niece Rebecca and her new baby. It's an open secret that I have adored Rebecca from the day she was born.
When you make a will, you patiently set out your intentions for your hard-earned money and goods. Do you ever stop to think that in the event of your death, your decisions and bequests could be overruled? Recently I have come across situations …
Sometimes, clients who come to see me are in a state of shock. Not everyone appreciates how serious this can be. Psychological shock is a traumatic reaction following a dramatic, unexpected incident such as a family crisis.
How many of us take our loved ones for granted? It is easy to forget that in a split second, lives can be transformed forever. Last week I had finished writing my post about John Ruskin, had exercised flat out on my Wattbike and was looking forward …
Tepid welcome for Law Commission’s review of intestacy laws for cohabitants 3 November 2009 Cohabitants who have lived together for more than five years could be given the same rights on death as married couples under plans unveiled by the …
On Saturday night, millions of Jewish people around the world will sit down to a festive dinner called the "Seder", to celebrate the beginning of the eight days of Passover. It is an opportunity for the whole family to gather round the dinner table and retell the biblical story of Moses.
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Marilyn Stowe is the senior partner in Stowe Family Law, which has offices in Yorkshire, Cheshire and London. With more than 30 years’ experience handling divorce cases and family law proceedings she is regarded as one of the most formidable and sought after divorce lawyers in the UK. In 2012, Marilyn became one of the first solicitors to qualify as a family law arbitrator.
All persons mentioned in the scenarios are fictitious: details have been deliberately changed in order to protect identities and other confidential circumstances of my clients. All advice and information on this blog including posts written by guest authors, is given only as a general guide to the operation of the law on the date of publication. Readers must place no reliance whatsoever on the content of this blog and must always obtain their own legal advice. Marilyn Stowe, Stowe Family Law LLP and guest authors accept no liability whatsoever arising as a result of reliance upon its content.
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