Forced Marriage not Illegal in the UK

Forced Marriage not Illegal in the UK Baroness Warsi  in guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 14 December 2011 says: “Forced marriage is inhumane, unacceptable – and not illegal in the UK”. This practice has…

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Post Christmas surge in divorces – myth or reality?

Post Christmas surge in divorces - myth or reality?   The received wisdom is that troubled couples stay together over the Christmas period under sufferance 'for the sake of the children', but…

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Points to Note About Divorce

The divorce process is quite straightforward and you will find a procedural timetable on our website. You need to have been married for a minimum of 1 year before you can bring a petition. You need…

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Choosing a Lawyer and What to Expect from Him or Her

How do you choose a lawyer? People go to the yellow pages or other telephone directory, they ask their friends and family and they search the internet. Ring around a few places and get an idea of…

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How to Help Shield your Children from your Divorce or Separation

At Blanchards Law we see children as being the central to our client’s cases, but that does not mean that they should be involved in adult conflict. Too often we see a tug of war between the parents…

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What to Consider Before your Divorce

Think about whether you really want to divorce; consider counselling. For example, just because one of you has had an affair doesn’t mean that your trust can’t be rebuilt. Find a good divorce…

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