Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Marriage, Uncertainty and the Divorce Deterrent

Vicki McLynn | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki McLynn

Every day, I am confronted with individuals whose lives are shifting - from being single to becoming a spouse, from married life through divorce and for parents seeing their children every day to a more infrequent basis.

That's I.T! Workplace Technology as the 'Third Party' in Divorce

Vicki McLynn | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Tech
Vicki McLynn

We now possess the ability to manage different aspects of our lives from mobile devices no bigger than the palms of our hands. We can bank, buy, stay in touch with relatives and friends on the other side of the world, and even record our favourite TV programmes while on the move.

Field of Gold: Farmers, the Divorce Courts and a Very Different Cash Crop

Claire Reid | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK
Claire Reid

Residential property prices in the UK currently resemble something of a curate's egg slightly past its sell-by date.

Children, Borders and the Law: The Growing Toll of International Relationship Breakdown

Louise Halford | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Halford

The increasing ease with which people can move abroad to live and work has led to a rise in relationships between individuals of different nationalities.

'Living Wills' and the Medical Profession: When Clinical Best Intentions Clash With Patient Intent

Helen Gaskell | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Gaskell

We live, we are told, in an age of independence, when individuals possess more ability to take control of their lives than any previous era in history.

Risk of Recession Fuels Rise in 'HP Divorces'

Ed Kitchen | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Kitchen

There are few words in the English language which generate such a response as 'recession'.

Life, Death and the Changing Shape of British Families

Helen Gaskell | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Gaskell

The only way to ensure that your wishes are adhered to - whether you're married or not - is by having a will. It might not surprise anyone that I firmly recommend them but the countless difficulties experienced in cases on which I have advised where no will was present, make all too clear how the time spent putting in place a clear plan for your assets, is very well spent providing peace of mind for you and your family.

Recession Reality Bites For Divorcing British Couples

Fiona Wood | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Wood

Britain's financial climate is every bit as chilly as the inclement wintry weather at the moment. Politicians, bankers and business titans are struggling hard to maintain confidence in the economy as evidence mounts of a possible return to recession.

Lawyer Warns Of Abuse Within Muslim Faith Schools

PA | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A leading child abuse lawyer has warned physical and sexual abuse in special Muslim faith schools is going unreported and unpunished. Richard Score...

'Wife-Friendly' UK Prompts International Divorce Race

Vicki McLynn | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK
Vicki McLynn

Those of us working in family law have found our eyes watering at the size of a number divorce settlements awarded by London's courts in recent years, payouts which have earned the UK the status of 'the world's divorce capital'.

Passwords, Probate and the Digital Afterlife

Helen Gaskell | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Gaskell

The business of dividing up someone's assets after they've died is never a pleasant one but is usually relatively straightforward.

Hague and the Heartbreak of the Holidays

Louise Halford | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK
Louise Halford

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has published new figures on the scale of the problem of children being abducted by their parents and taken overseas. They reveal that, every other day, a British child is abducted by a parent to a country which has not signed the 1980 Hague Convention on international parental child abduction.