Divorce/dissolution civil partnership and separation are never easy but with an estimated 42 per cent of marriages now ending in divorce, according to the Office of National Statistics, there are many couples experiencing the same pain and challenges. Although the ending of any relationship will be highly personal to the couple involved, often the issues that they face will be common to most separating or divorcing partners. Particularly where there are children involved, the need to handle these

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It’s the stuff of nightmares – being falsely accused of harming a child. But while the professional’s focus is on the alleged perpetrator, those around the parent/carer often have no idea what to do to help their loved one under these terrible circumstances. As hopeless or worrying as the situation may seem, there are many ways you can help and support someone accused of causing a non-accidental injury to a child. 10 ways to support someone accused of harming their child Remain calm

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

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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.

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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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