Family and Matrimonial

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Child Custody Lawyer In Fort Worth?

Hiring a child custody lawyer usually seems as a daunting task and for sure it is, especially if the right procedure is not followed. On the other hand, finding out how much it is going to cost to hire a professional child custody lawyer is another hurdle you will have to contend with. The truth… Read More

Non-litigation Options to Resolve Family Dispute

Family lawyers throughout the UK are increasingly looking for processes which are more human, subtle and responsive to their client’s needs. As family law solicitors know well, life is never predictable when the most intimate emotional and financial aspects of people’s lives are thrown open to scrutiny and come under (real or perceived) attack. That’s… Read More

Legal aid changes offer vital lifeline for domestic violence victims

The decision to lift strict time limits placed on obtaining legal aid for domestic violence court hearings has been a long time coming, and is set to offer a vital lifeline to vulnerable victims who have previously been afraid to take their abusers to court. The ruling, which was announced in February 2017, means that… Read More

January sees surge in divorce enquiries

It’s a sad fact that in the UK, more people get divorced in January than any other month. Filing for divorce in January is so popular that it is dubbed “Divorce Month” while the first working day back after the Christmas break is often known as “Divorce Day”. On top of this 42 per cent… Read More

The complications surrounding defendant anonymity

Whilst the anonymity of complainants in serious sexual offences has long been protected in English law, defendant anonymity has proved a far more contentious issue.  It was initially granted along with victim anonymity in the 1970s, but later abolished in 1988.  It was argued that, unlike the case for victims, there was no reason to… Read More

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