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Top 10 tips for a ‘good’ divorce from a legal expert – Good Divorce Week

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This year, 30th November to 4th December was Resolution’s Good Divorce Week 2020. Here Victoria Emens helps you understand the key steps to a ‘good’ divorce.

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What is parental alienation and how does it impact on children when relationships break down between parents?

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Emma McMorrow, Senior Associate in our Family team, explores parental alienation and how it impacts on children when relationships break down between parents.

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How the proposed Capital Gains Tax changes could impact on divorce and financial agreements

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The Office for Tax Simplification has published a report proposing an overhaul to the Capital Gains Tax regime to bring it more in line with income tax.

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Good Morning Britain star Kate Garraway and Lasting Powers of Attorney – why are they so important?

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Good Morning Britain star Kate Garraway has revealed the nightmare she has faced since her husband went into hospital in March to be treated for Covid. It is a truly heart breaking situation that she faces.

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Child Arrangements during Lockdown

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As we enter this second lockdown, separated parents will once again find themselves having to navigate their way through the additional challenges that arise when managing arrangements for their children.

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Royds Withy King welcomes Natalie Lemonides to its London Family team

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Family law Senior Associate Natalie Lemonides has joined our team in London.

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Can I get a “No-fault divorce”? – The answer is on the horizon

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The notion of “no fault divorce” is one that has long been promised, but for couples looking to separate without having to apportion blame, it has been frustratingly out of reach.

However pressure for change has been building and it finally looks like the unfairness of the fault based system is set to end.

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What happens to the matrimonial home when a couple gets divorced?

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In divorce proceedings where spouses are unable to agree terms, the family court has the power to decide upon an appropriate financial settlement which meets the parties’ needs. For many separating couples a significant part of their financial settlement will be concerned with the matrimonial home.

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Domestic abuse and coronavirus – the impact of lockdown on victims

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Zoe Robinson explains the impact of lockdown on the prevalence of domestic violence in the UK, and details some of the support available for victims.

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Covid-19: Pre-nuptial agreements and the postponement of weddings

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As well as the disruption it has caused to businesses, the economy and every day life for many around the globe, one of the other impacts of Covid-19 has been the postponement or cancellation of weddings.

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35% increase in divorce enquiries – but is lockdown the real cause?

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Lockdown measures put in place by the Government during the coronavirus pandemic have meant many families, across the world, have spent significantly more time together than they usually would. This will, understandably, put a strain on many relationships during this difficult and unusual time.

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Legal aid means testing for victims of domestic abuse desperately needs reform

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With a victim of domestic abuse bringing her case to the High Court to demand a judicial review of legal aid criteria, Zoe Robinson explains why change is needed.

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