Domestic Violence Against Men

Divorce Solicitors Newcastle Domestic Violence Against Men

As Domestic Violence Divorce Solicitors based in Newcastle and a Family Law Expert, I was contacted recently by a researcher working on behalf of the Law Society. Did I feel that women are treated better than men in the Family Courts? Did I think that there should be any changes in the law? I was able …

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Securing the Arrangements for Your Children Post-Separation

Securing the arrangements for your child post-separation

Securing the Arrangements for Your Children Post-Separation: Expert Divorce Solicitors covering Newcastle and Sunderland When a married couple separates, it is possible – and indeed likely – that one or both parties will want to pursue a divorce through the Family Court; they may even wish to reach a Financial Settlement through the Courts – …

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Putting Children First – Family Law

Family Law Putting Children First

Arrangements for children.   New polling which was carried out by ComRes on behalf of family law organisation Resolution, has found that around eight out of ten children and young people with experience of parental separation or divorce would prefer their parents to split up if they are unhappy, rather than stay together. When asked …

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Custody of Children, Residence and now Arrangements for Children.

Custody of Children, Residence and now Arrangements for Children. What does it all mean? Years ago when a couple divorced the court would automatically become involved to determine who would have custody of the children. An order would be made and this was usually in favour of the mother. In effect, the mother would then …

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Consent Orders And The Rather Sad Tale Of The Fishmonger

Emmersons Solicitors, consent orders. Some years ago a 65 year old fishmonger came to see me. His wife had left him twelve years previously without warning. This came as a huge shock to Mr Herring. The couple had never had a cross word and neither of them were having an affair. Eventually our client discovered …

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A meal ticket for life?

Newcastle Divorce Solicitors, Emmerson Solicitors, experts in Divorce Law. The popular press is very keen to report on high profile divorce cases. You know the ones, Russian oligarch’s wife obtains settlement of £2 million a year for the rest of her life…and she’s only 28! Back in the real world, where the vast majority of …

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We’ve just separated, how are we going to afford to live?

Separation and Divorce Solicitors Newcastle and Sunderland. When couples separate they can often afford to cope in the short term by living off credit cards or using their savings. If one party feels that they are not to blame for the end of the relationship, eg. because their partner has been having an affair, then …

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Help – I can’t get Legal Aid to fund my divorce!

Legal Aid. Divorce Solicitors Newcastle . Since April the 1st of this year (2013) it has become impossible for many people to obtain legal aid funding in respect of their divorce (or dissolution of civil partnership) and associated financial matters. Emmersons Solicitors Specialist Family Law team frequently deal with cases where one party has substantial assets …

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The kids are alright… aren’t they?

Collaborative Family Lawyer If you have recently separated from your partner you may be reeling with shock and trying to make sense of your life. However, your children may also be very confused and upset without you realising. Children can be very good at hiding how they feel, if they know that you are in …

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