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Pets & Divorce in the Family Court ‘Dog Law’ as it is sometimes known, or ‘Pet Law’ does not come under one bracket of law. In fact, it is possible for a pet to be involved in both civil and criminal matters at the same time. A pet may be...
Now more than ever, many people are considering a divorce and need to know what this process might consist of during a worldwide pandemic. It has been recently reported that there was a 122% increase in divorce enquiries during July to October last year[1] and seeking out this service at...
Since the 30th September 2021, a number of court fees have increased, following a consultation carried out by the Ministry of Justice earlier this year. They consulted 89 individuals working in the legal or public sector and members of the public as well. Despite a 61% opposition from those consulted,...
Goodman Ray is supporting Resolution’s Good Divorce Week (28 Nov – 2 Dec), which is highlighting why the Government must support better advice for separating families Exclusive research from Resolution lays bare the human suffering and cost caused by family court delays Goodman Ray is offering free advice sessions during...
As of 6 April 2022, the law changed in regards to divorce in the UK. Instead of the previous process which required one party to apportion blame on the other (unless separated for longer than two years), there is now what is known as ‘no fault’ divorce. In other words,...
As of today’s date, no-fault divorce has been introduced. This means that the current law will change and from hereon in there will only be one ground for divorce, which cannot be contested. This has been implemented alongside a number of other new divorce laws which will transform the way...
“It’s been a long time coming, but I know a change is going to come”. These words for many have been what they have held onto for over two decades since the work of Lord Woolf steered the introduction of a more user friendly justice system in 1998. The current...
That is a question you may be asking yourself in advance of your upcoming marriage. Perhaps there’s a voice in the back of your head telling you that this is unromantic and you should get back to more exciting wedmin, like flowers and venues and guest lists, oh my! But...
Take your time completing the divorce petition. Make sure every box is completed or your petition might be returned by the Court. It is easier to correct a mistake now than when the documents have been issued. If in doubt, take legal advice. Make sure that you state your names...
The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most trying for newly divorced or separated families. Here, we will look at our ‘golden rules’ for recently divorced partners during the festive period, possible models for Christmas contact arrangements and what help is available for divorced partners struggling...