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Divorce

Azhar Hussain Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:28

Converting a Civil Partnership into a Same-Sex Marriage

This article provides information regarding the procedures that you would need to apply when you seek to convert your Civil Partnership into a Same-Sex Marriage.
Azhar Hussain Thu, 01/10/2019 - 17:35

Divorce & Dissolution

The decision to marry or enter into a civil partnership is often well considered with many aiming for this to be a lifelong commitment. Consequently, people do not plan for the breakdown of such relationships and are not prepared to handle the difficulties posed by legal processes involved in resolving the issues. Unfortunately, the breakdown of relationships can be irretrievable and such matters are often described as one of the most difficult times individuals can face in their lifetime.
Clara Burns Tue, 08/27/2019 - 11:19

What Rights Do Grandparents Have to See Their Grandchildren?

Almost 2 out of 3 grandparents look after their grandchildren regularly. When a relationship breaks down, one party may limit or completely refuse grandparents contact with their grandchildren.
Azhar Hussain Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:32

Optimal Solicitors – Legal Services For The Modern Family

The ‘traditional’ view of a family nucleus continues to exist. However, by way of societal progression, the modern definition of a family is continuing to evolve. The examples of varying family structures include: two parent families, single parent families, extended families living together, grandparent families, ‘step’ families amongst others.
Azhar Hussain Mon, 01/28/2019 - 09:29

Child Arrangement Order Matters

When you are separating from your partner a child arrangement order may be necessary to resolve disagreements regarding where and with who children will live, or how much time they will spend with a parent or other person with whom they do not live.
OptimalSolicitors Mon, 02/03/2020 - 09:11

Who or what are CAFCASS?

CAFCASS stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service. After proceedings are issued they play an important role alongside the court in establishing what outcome is in a child’s best interest.
Nicola Dunkerley Mon, 02/03/2020 - 08:02

Am I no longer financially tied to my ex once we are divorced?

The short answer to this is no. A Decree Absolute ends your marriage, but not your financial ties from being married. Unless a financial order is made it remains open for either party to make a claim on the other.
Azhar Hussain Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:17

Funding for legal costs

What do I do if I rely on my ex-partner and cannot afford legal expenses? Does this mean that I will not have access to the same level of legal representation? Well, dependent upon your circumstances, you may be eligible to apply for interim funding for legal costs.
Azhar Hussain Tue, 06/04/2019 - 09:13

The division of assets in case of divorce of well-off people

During divorce proceedings, one might expect conflicts related to the division of assets (commonly referred to as financial remedy orders). In such cases, people often sign an agreement. However, if you have not signed such agreement, our experience team can help you with settlement.
Azhar Hussain Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:59

Divorce Law: Plans for Change

The archaic divorce laws have been a ‘hot topic’ as of late and the need for change has finally received the publicity it deserves. The case of Owen v Owen has highlighted the societal need for a ‘no fault’ based divorce.