Francesca Wiley QC has written this insightful and thought-provoking article which is essential reading.  At Edward Hayes LLP we specialize in these complex and challenging cases guiding and supporting you throughout.  Please contact the Family Law Team on hfitzsimons@edwardhayes.co.uk or 01243 832568 (direct dial).

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The prospect of going on holiday abroad should be an exciting one, eagerly anticipated and impatiently awaited. But for a parent who is separated or divorced it can be hugely stressful when their ex wants to take their children abroad. Whether or not your ex can take your children on a holiday outside of the UK will depend on any legal arrangements in place regarding their care and custody, such as a Shared Parenting Agreement, and who has parental responsibility. What is Parental Responsibility? All

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While teachers and children cannot wait for the summer holidays, their excitement is not always shared by parents who are separated or divorced. Issues involving children, such as where they will live and how they will spend time with each parent, are amongst the most difficult when parents separate. But dealing with childcare during the holidays doesn’t have to be daunting. With some careful planning, co-operation and clear communication, everyone can look forward to a stress-free summer. How

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Successful breach of Human Rights claim for Mother in family case – successful claim for damages by the Family Law Team.  The Mother of two children placed in section 20 foster care for 2 years successfully obtains a declaration in the Court that her and the children’s  human rights were breached by West Sussex County Council.  Both Mother and the children obtained significant financial compensation along with a costs order. The Family Law Team says ‘I am delighted we were able to obtain

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Any divorce/dissolution civil partnership or separation will be as individual as the two people involved. But there are inevitably common factors to all relationships coming to an end and therefore questions that pretty much everyone asks time and again. Here we look at some of the most Frequently Asked Questions and provide answers that will give you the essential information you need about divorce/dissolution civil partnership and separation, at what can be an emotional and overwhelming time. FAQs

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