From today, the 21 March 2016, the costs of issuing a petition for divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership has increased from £410 to £550. Resolution refers to this as a stealthy implementation of divorce hike fee.

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It is estimated that around 250 children die every year from Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). According to the NSPCC, the UK’s leading charitable voice on the subject of child protection, one in 3,000 babies under six months old in the UK suffers from an inflicted brain injury or brain bleed. Non-accidental head injury is alleged to be the most common cause of fatal child abuse. In pretty much all such cases, the finger of blame is pointed at the parents or other carers of the child. As a result

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The Family Law Team represented the Father of two children in the most extreme case of parental alienation.  By the time the Family Law Team was instructed the Father had not seen his children for over two years following a hostile separation when the Mother terminated contact.  The Mother and the wider maternal family reported that the children were making the most serious allegations of sexual abuse, murder and cannibalism.  This was a clear case of parental alienation wrongly supported by professionals

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We understand that parents in the midst of separation often feel plagued with guilt at the thought of how the end of their relationship will affect their children. In order to keep the negative impact on the family to a minimum it is important to establish ongoing co-operation and communication between separating parents. A range of options is available to resolve the issues that may arise during this time: Mediation Mediation is an alternative way to resolve family disputes out of Court and

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Family Law Team secures acquittal of client accused of assault at Fareham Magistrates’ Court.

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