Family Law Team secures not guilty verdict at Portsmouth Magistrates’ court for client charged with a domestic assault.

Posted in Criminal Cases | Leave a comment

Edward Hayes’ team of Hannah Smith and Family Law Team achieve not guilty verdict before Portsmouth Crown Court for a client charged with using a knife in dangerous circumstances.

Posted in Criminal Cases | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Family Law | Leave a comment
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

Read more [...]

Posted in Latest News | Leave a comment
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

Read more [...]

Posted in Family Law | Leave a comment