A Guide to Mediation Mediation is a good option that offers most people an alternative and better way of resolving any difficult disputes upon separation. It can take place either by sitting down together in a room or via Teams or Zoom with an experienced mediator. Mediation is a good option for resolving your issues more … [Read more...] about What is mediation?
Prenuptial (premarital) and postnuptial (postmarital) agreements are becoming more and more popular over recent years and are not just for the super wealthy! Once a couple enter into a marriage, all assets owned either jointly or solely become ‘matrimonial assets’ and are added to a joint pot unless specifically protected. What … [Read more...] about What are Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements?
By Sammi Lindop Family Law paralegal Newcastle under Lyme As the start of the Summer Holidays is in full swing, inevitably parents will be looking to take their children abroad. However, for single parents and separated families, issues can arise if the proper consent is not obtained. You might also be … [Read more...] about Do I need consent to take a child abroad on holiday?
Tips for co-parenting after separation By Sammi Lindop Family Lawyer When families go through separations it not only affects the adults but also the children of the family. Resolution have put together a guide to help support parents in making the transition of separation as easy as possible with some useful tips to help … [Read more...] about How do we parent after Separation? – a guide from Resolution
What is a no fault Divorce? By Sammi Lindop The new Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 is due to come in force on 6 April 2022. This will introduce the new ‘no fault’ divorce making the divorce process less acrimonious and in turn, the aim is to make the process of sorting out associated matters such as finances and … [Read more...] about No Fault Divorce becomes Law
A new way to share care of children following separation? By Sammi Lindop 24th August 2021 What is bird nesting? Bird nesting is a new trend that seems to becoming more and more popular between separated parents. This is a simple idea. After divorce or separation the children remain living in the family home whilst … [Read more...] about “Bird Nesting”