The Family Court today – A view from the President’s Chambers

February 5, 2019

On 24th January 2019, the President of the Family Division the Rt. Hon. Sir Andrew McFarlane released his first ‘View’ of the situation in the Family Court and what is being done to address the problems faced by those who work in the family justice system. A system at the point of change Seen as


Foreign Pre-Nup, English Divorce? Who gets what?

January 4, 2019

It is not uncommon for international couples who marry abroad to have entered into a pre-nuptial agreement or a ‘matrimonial property regime’. Pre-nuptial agreements are commonplace in many countries which treat these documents as binding and legally enforceable agreements. But what happens when a foreign pre-nup finds its way to the English divorce courts? In this blog, Family Law


Parental Alienation: 5 ways to help a pushed out parent

January 2, 2019

In this blog Family Law in Partnership associate Nicole Phillips suggests ways in which a pushed out parent can tackle Parental Alienation caused by divorce or separation. For parents involved in high conflict disputes around children, parental alienation is a problem that features all too often.  Parental Alienation is the process, and the result, of psychological manipulation


Got engaged? Now for the pre-nup…

January 1, 2019

If you were lucky enough to get engaged over the Christmas period you are no doubt putting in place arrangements for your wedding. One thing that you might want to add to the list of Things to Do, is entering into a pre nuptial agreement (or a “pre-nup“). In this blog, Family Law in Partnership director


How do I get divorced?

December 27, 2018

When you take the decision that your marriage is sadly at an end, it can feel daunting contemplating the process of divorce. Even the word “divorce” can seem hugely emotive. This blog by Sarah Cloke of top London divorce lawyers Family Law in Partnership focuses on the divorce process and dispels some of the myths. Whilst we


Choosing a divorce lawyer – Family Law in Partnership’s approach

December 21, 2018

At Family Law in Partnership, we understand that divorce can be incredibly difficult. We want to help, and we pride ourselves in doing things differently. We have an award winning team of specialist family lawyers, arbitrators, mediators and family consultants. Whether you want someone with you every step of the way, or prefer advice as and when


Reducing conflict for couples and families during divorce

December 20, 2018

At Family Law in Partnership our aim is to make the family change experience better so our clients can successfully move forward with their lives following divorce or separation. We do this by: Putting clients at the centre, enabling them to make fully informed, future-focused choices between options and delivering on them. Providing tailor-made solutions


Can I share in income earned after we separated?

December 18, 2018

Gone are the days where the financially weaker spouse (often the wife) can expect a ‘meal ticket for life’ – being supported by their former husband forever and a day. Increasingly the financially weaker party is being told to “go back to work” and that relying on their former partner to continue to pay for a certain


Coping with relationship issues over the festive period

December 17, 2018

It is not uncommon for relationship issues to surface around the festive period. When couples are experiencing difficulties and strains on their relationship, they may start to ask themselves: ‘Will this be our last Christmas together? How do I get through the Christmas holidays? What will happen in the New Year?’ Putting on a brave


Our Top Tips for the First Christmas after a Divorce or Separation

December 5, 2018

The first Christmas after a separation or divorce can be a difficult time for everyone concerned, particularly your children. Here is our Christmas list with tips to help you ensure that the holiday period is as harmonious as possible. Children Put your children first. Consider what is best for your children over the holiday period

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