BREAKING NEWS: Changes to divorce law will come into force on 6 April 2022

It has been announced today by ministers that the long-awaited Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will come into force on 6 April 2022. Significantly, this means that couples can file for a…

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Framing Britney Spears – What does a Conservatorship look like in the UK?

Kat Jayne 2017 As a major legal topic under public scrutiny right now, the US conservatorship system has been explored in a new documentary, Framing Britney Spears. A harrowing and upsetting watch,…

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Blanchards Law featured in local newspaper

Blanchards has been featured in the Henley Standard to mark our office move onto Market Place. The article describes the new office, our services and the journey Punam Denley has been on to make…

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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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Lockdown – what does it mean for childcare arrangements?

On 4 January 2021, the government announced that another national lockdown was necessary to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic, with people only being allowed to leave their homes for limited…

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Blanchards Lawyer goes to Parliament

Natasha Ord of Blanchards Law, a family lawyer based in Henley-on-Thames travelled to Parliament on Wednesday to meet with local MP John Howell. Ms Ord was taking part in a major lobby of Parliament…

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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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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 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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Punam Denley has book published

Punam has written a self help book for clients entitled ‘How to get a Divorce’, published by Lawpack and available to buy at…

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