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What does the UK-wide lockdown mean for separated families?

Last month, government guidelines were announced to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK. As of the 23 March, the public has been told to stay at home apart from necessary food shopping, one form of exercise a day, and work for those listed as ‘key workers’. Part of the restrictions also included not meeting family members who do not share your home.

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Divorce rates expected to spike during coronavirus lockdown

As China begins to get a glimpse of life on the other side of coronavirus, it seems that not everyone has been feeling the love during quarantine. It emerged that divorce rates in the country have soared, as couples were forced into spending time together in mandatory lockdown.

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'Problematic' cohabitation laws in need of reform, according to the Law Society

Scotland’s cohabitation laws are in urgent need of reform as they do not support those going through the grieving process of a cohabitant’s death, according to the Law Society of Scotland.

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Campaigners seek to scrap adoption age limit

Last month, the Public Petitions Committee in the Scottish Parliament received evidence from a campaign group seeking to extend adoption rights to people over the age of 18.

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Divorce - What About the Kids

What about the house? Who gets the car? In our new video, Complete Clarity outlines some of the most important questions that can arise – and indeed our family lawyers can help you to answer all of the main questions you may have when you are considering divorce, separation or dissolution of a civil partnership.

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Depp and Heard Divorce Finalised in Court

The divorce of celebrity couple Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has now been finalised in a Los Angeles court, various media outlets have reported.

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Review of Child Maintenance Service

The UK Government has published details of research into the effectiveness of the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).

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Should Employers Do More to Support Employees During Divorce/Separation?

Consensus Collaboration Scotland - an organisation comprised of Scottish lawyers, family consultants and financial specialists - have conducted research into how family breakups in employee’s personal lives are affecting Scottish businesses.  

Last year, the Centre for Social Justice estimated that the annual cost to the government of a family breakdown was £46 billion, but the new study shows the damage to individuals and businesses that separation and divorce can cause.

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Aberdeen to Run Domestic Abuse Pilot Scheme

Aberdeen is one of two Scottish locations that have been selected to pilot a new domestic violence disclosure scheme.

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Divorce battle lasting longer than marriage

A former husband and wife from America have been going through a series of bitter legal disputes associated with their divorce that have lasted for the past 17 years - seven years longer than the duration of their actual marriage, reports Cincinnati.com.

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Child Maintenance Service rolls out further

The new Child Maintenance Service (CMS) opened on 29th July 2013 to new applicants with two or more children.

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Restraining order protection to extend EU-wide

A new European law will soon give victims of violence – including domestic violence – the right to rely on civil protection measures obtained in their home country, even if they have moved to another EU member state.

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Increase in international family cases

An interesting new report from the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England & Wales has revealed a massive increase in the number of international family disputes over the past few years.

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Financial Services, Legal Advice and You!

The combination of the law with financial services does not just make complete sense it is, most of the time, an absolute must in the delivery of effective legal solutions to clients.

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Receive a Will for only £50!

Working with you, our Solicitors can prepare your Will and provide clear instructions to your loved ones. Your Will should ensures that whatever personal belongings and assets you do have will go to who you wish and not someone else. Without a Will, the courts make these decisions.

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