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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets, Family

Child disputes

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Child disputes available Court Orders

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14 December 2015 0 Comments Posted in Family

Significant increase in new born babies taken into care

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A report released today by the University of Lancaster reveals a substantial increase in the amount of new born babies taken into care.

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10 August 2015 0 Comments Posted in News

Withy King’s Rebecca Stevens shortlisted for third national award

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Rebecca Stevens, a family solicitor at Withy King, has been shortlisted for the Law Society Gazette’s Legal Personality of the Year Award. The finalists for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2015 have been selected by a panel of senior industry …

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Withy King solicitor makes legal aid awards shortlist

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Family lawyer Rebecca Stevens, who was praised by the President of the Family Law Division after doing more than 100 hours unpaid work for a father who didn’t qualify for legal aid funding, has been named a finalist in the …

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7 May 2015 1 Comment Posted in Family, News, News, Events & Opinion

Withy King shortlisted for national ethical award

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Withy King has been named a finalist in the Ethical Initiative of the Year category at the prestigious Lawyer Awards 2015. Family solicitor Rebecca Stevens was nominated by her employers Withy King for this award following her tireless pro bono …

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3 February 2015 0 Comments Posted in Family, News, News, Events & Opinion

Withy King solicitor makes the Hot 100

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A family solicitor from Withy King has made it into The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list for 2015 – and is the only associate in the UK to have done so. Rebecca Stevens, who works in the family law team at …

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7 January 2015 0 Comments Posted in News

Reaction to the latest High Court judgement in the case of child D

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Rebecca Stevens, a family solicitor at Withy King, has worked, for the last nine months, on a pro bono basis on behalf of a father with learning disabilities who, together with his wife, is trying to prevent Swindon Borough Council …

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3 November 2014 1 Comment Posted in News

Withy King Solicitor praised by Senior Judge for her pro bono work

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A family solicitor from Withy King has been praised by a senior judge for providing over 100 hours of free legal support to a father with learning disabilities who is battling to try and prevent Swindon Borough Council from having …

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29 August 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Opinion

Domestic abuse – time to make it a criminal offence?

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This August, the Home Secretary, Theresa May began consultations as to whether to introduce a new criminal offence of Domestic Abuse. Currently the definition of domestic abuse has been ambiguous, leaving the police unsure if they have the power to intervene in reported incidents meaning many suffering abuse don’t get the help they need.

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26 February 2014 0 Comments Posted in Family, Life

Caution for herbal treatments to conceive

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A case before the High Court recently confirmed that a couple’s desperation to conceive a baby led them into the arms of unscrupulous fraudsters and caused them to be suspected of child trafficking.

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Drinking while pregnant could soon be a criminal offence

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Harming an unborn child by drinking alcohol during pregnancy could soon be classified as a crime if an unusual legal challenge succeeds.

A local council is planning to go to the Court of Appeal in an attempt to secure Criminal Injuries Compensation* for a six-year-old girl who was born with ‘Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder’ as a result of her mother drinking while pregnant.

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