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Coronavirus lockdown: co-parenting and child contact
Coronavirus lockdown: co-parenting and child contact

Category: Divorce and Separation

Coronavirus lockdown: co-parenting and child contact
25th March 2020 Rakhi Singal
Coronavirus lockdown: co-parenting and child contact

With the government implementing stricter rules in respect of social distancing, many who are in co-parenting arrangements are worried that these uncertain times will damage their hard-won rights to have contact with their children. Below, we look at what the rules of lockdown are and how they relate to the rights of both fathers and […]

Coronavirus: Self-isolation and Divorce
24th March 2020 Rakhi Singal
Coronavirus: Self-isolation and Divorce

Nation’s top divorce lawyers have started to warn about potential of soaring divorce numbers, as more and more families face spending extended time locked together in the house. Our divorce solicitors are used to getting disproportionate amount of cases right after the summer school break is over, as well as after Christmas break. In fact, […]

Coronavirus #COVID-19 Update – Divorce and Family law
18th March 2020 Rakhi Singal
Coronavirus #COVID-19 Update – Divorce and Family law

COVID-19 outbreak situation is constantly developing and with each day bringing new measures to combat the outbreak and new restrictions to our day to day lives, the levels of uncertainty in public grow. It’s easy to become overwhelmed by worry and concern in such a situation, in particular if you are already traversing a difficult […]

Royal Divorce: When happily ever after doesn’t last forever
11th February 2020 Rakhi Singal
Royal Divorce: When happily ever after doesn’t last forever

This morning the British public was served with news of further evidence that Royal life is not the perfect fairytale many of us would like to believe in: Peter Phillips, the Queen’s eldest grandson, confirmed the split from wife Autumn and the impending divorce. The couple got married in 2008 and have two children, aged […]

Divorce and Separation
The Domestic Abuse Bill Is Back On The Government’s Agenda
25th October 2019 Rakhi Singal
The Domestic Abuse Bill Is Back On The Government’s Agenda

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 999. In early October, Labour MP Rosie Duffield gave a harrowing speech in Parliament which left some of her colleagues in tears. Speaking during a debate on the Domestic Abuse Bill, Ms Duffield told of the terrifying verbal abuse, humiliation, and financial control […]

23rd August 2019 Rakhi Singal
Princess Haya’s Case Reminds Us That Domestic Abuse Can Happen To Anyone

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, please call 999 Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, appeared in a London court last month.  She had fled the Emirate and has applied for a Forced Marriage Protection Order, Non-Molestation Order, and a Wardship Order for […]

Issues around Islamic Divorce
9th August 2019 Rakhi Singal
Issues around Islamic Divorce

For Muslim couples in the UK who are contemplating divorce from an Islamic marriage under Sharia law, there is often confusion as to the implications of doing so, and how this compares to an English law divorce.  In this article, we will explain some of the unique aspects of divorce under Sharia law, and how […]

Everything You Need To Know About Pre And Postnuptial Agreement In Sixty Seconds
17th May 2019 Rakhi Singal
Everything You Need To Know About Pre And Postnuptial Agreement In Sixty Seconds

With a fortune of $137 billion at stake, the divorce of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie is set to be one of the most expensive in history. And it is reported that there is no pre-nuptial agreement in place. Mr Bezos will join the likes of Kenny Rogers, Mel Gibson, and Russell […]

Divorce: A Blame Game To The End
10th May 2019 Rakhi Singal
Divorce: A Blame Game To The End

After decades of lobbying from the Law Commission, the Bar Council, Resolution, senior family law judges, and most family law practitioners, the Government has announced that divorce in the UK is to be reformed.  The main change is that there will no longer be a need for one spouse to blame the other for the […]

What Happens To My Pension In A Divorce?
24th April 2019 Rakhi Singal
What Happens To My Pension In A Divorce?

If you are in your early forties, you can expect to have another thirty-eight or so years left on this wonderful planet of ours.  However, depending on your lifestyle, genetics, and luck, some of these years may not be spent in the best of health. Which means you may not have the luxury of always […]

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