Brexit and Divorce – where are we now?

We are still awaiting further information and guidance as to the impact that Brexit and leaving the EU will have on divorce cases.  What we do know is that, as you start divorce proceedings in 2021,…

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DIY Divorce – is it a good option for you?

The new divorce petition was introduced in August 2017. The form is designed to be more user friendly for the lay man, and has taken out some of the legal jargon. It also incorporates detailed…

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Tips for Managing your Legal Costs and Saving Money in Divorce and Children Disputes

By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law. Blanchards Law is a niche family law practice with divorce solicitors, mediators and collaborative lawyers. Can we help you? Please call us on 0845 658 6639 or…

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New Rules for 2014

On 22 April 2014, a new vision of the practice of family law in England and Wales was ushered in. This was as a result of increasing distaste in government circles with the amount of public money…

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How do you enforce a Contact/Access Order? The Children and Adoption Act 2006 The Children & Families Act 2013

In brief Child Arrangement Orders’ have been brought in as of April 2014, which endeavour to remove labelling of parents as either having the children living with them, or seeing them on a regular…

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements to become enforceable in England?

Pre-Nuptial Agreements to become enforceable in England? The Daily Mail reports today that legislation will be brought forward to enforce pre marriage agreements:…

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What to do when your spouse wants to divorce in a different country to you.

                By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law   Sometimes family law proceedings can be taken in more than one country.  Clients and some divorce lawyers are often at a loss to decide where…

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What does the decision in Petrodel v Prest mean?

By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law. Yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court (12 June 2013) reaffirms what family lawyers have long believed: A party who has placed his assets within a company which…

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Can your marriage be annulled?

By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law. As divorce law currently stands in England & Wales, you cannot bring a Divorce Petition to end the marriage until a year has elapsed since the date of the…

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How does the Court Assess a Financial Settlement on Divorce?

  By Punam Denley of Blanchards Law. Blanchards Law is a niche family law practice with divorce solicitors, mediators and collaborative lawyers. Can we help you? Please call us on 0845 658 6639 or…

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