Thinking of a Valentine’s Day engagement? Prepare yourself with pre-marital counselling and a pre-nuptial agreement.

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be the most romantic day of the year says Family Law in Partnership associate, Vanessa Asante, and whilst many people will be purchasing their loved one flowers or chocolates, there will also be plenty who will be carefully (and no doubt nervously) selecting an engagement ring for their other half

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The importance of counselling to resolve relationship issues

February 11, 2020

“You never know what is going on in someone’s seemingly perfect life, what issues they are struggling with, or the state of their well-being – and so you won’t know what has been consuming me for the last few years” Phillip Schofield. Most people will be aware that television presenter, Phillip Schofield, announced on the

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Are the first 1001 of a child’s lives the most important?

February 6, 2020

Jo Harrison, a counsellor and family consultant here at Family Law in Partnership, attended The Parent-Infant Conference held on 29 January 2020. This conference concentrated on the innovative and evidence-based practice to protect and promote the emotional well-being of all bumps, babies and toddlers.  The aim of the conference was: To highlight the latest thinking,

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Separating families and the festive season – top tips

December 9, 2019

As we lead up to the festive season, many parents who are in the process of separating will be wondering what lies ahead and how to manage this period as best they can. Concern naturally falls to any children of the family who will inevitably wonder what Christmas and New Year will look like this

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How to take the stress out of pre-nuptial agreements by Jo Harrison

May 13, 2019

It’s that moment when he gets down on bended knee, puts his hand in his pocket and pulls out….a pre-nuptial agreement – otherwise known as a real corker of a passion killer. Cut swiftly to the family lawyers and there is a huge pressure on them when faced with negotiating a pre-nuptial agreement. On the

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