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?
Can we just have one solicitor for our divorce? For all of my career until now, the answer has basically been no but now, thanks to Resolution Together, I am able to offer a new service launched by Resolution in 2022. Quite frequently over the past 30 years, someone separating has phoned my office saying that they and their … [Read more...] about Resolution Together – One Lawyer Two Clients
By Sarah Longley, Family Solicitor When it comes to separation or a divorce arrangements for the care of the children is often the most important consideration. Ideally contact arrangements can be dealt with amicably, but in some instances there is a dispute where one party wants to spend time with children, and the other party … [Read more...] about Applying for a Child Arrangements Order
This article was originally published on the authors website here: Parental Alienation – The Reality About the author Jemma Wentworth is a family lawyer who offers family law services throughout the UK as a Consultant Legal Executive for Ann McCabe Solicitors. You can find her on Linkedin here or on her website … [Read more...] about Parental Alienation – The Reality
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?
In a rare interview, the most senior judge in England and Wales has explained how separating parents "f**k you up" (a reference to the poem by Philip Larkin). His Honour Judge Andrew Macfarlane, President of Family Division, spoke to Broadcasting House on Radio 4 on 24 July 2022. You can listen to the full interview here (about … [Read more...] about How separating parents “do your head in” explains family judge HHJudge MacFarlane
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
This article was originally published on the authors website here: Separated Parents and Holidays About the author Jemma Wentworth is a family lawyer who offers family law services throughout the UK as a Consultant Legal Executive for Ann McCabe Solicitors. You can find her on Linkedin here or on her website here … [Read more...] about Separated Parents and Holidays
Ann McCabe solicitors in Newcastle-under-Lyme were absolutely delighted to welcome Sarah Longley to the team on 4 January 2022. She is a fully qualified solicitor who has specialised in family law throughout her legal career. Ann McCabe says: "Sarah is a fantastic addition to the team. I love her passion for family law, … [Read more...] about Sarah Longley Family Solicitor joins Ann McCabe Solicitors
By Ann McCabe Representing yourself in court is increasingly common but can be a risky strategy. Getting expert legal advice at the beginning can avoid costly mistakes. The risks of representing yourself in court Anyone considering representing themselves in court should watch this video on the BBC website: Does it ever pay … [Read more...] about Does it ever pay to represent yourself in court?