I made my first Freedom of Information Act request a few weeks ago inspired by an article I had read in the Law Society Gazette. The article was written by a fellow family lawyer and outlined her ‘proportionality campaign’. Continue reading
This week is Dispute Resolution week. The hashtag on all of the social media campaigns is putting #childrenfirst but what does that mean? Having been a divorce lawyer for over 20 years I have guided thousands of clients through divorce and separation.
The Law Commission will today publish its much awaited report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements. In its press release entitled ‘Making it easier for separating couples to manage their finances and property’, the Commission sets out its three main aims: Continue reading
Suzanne Kingston spearheaded (along with Jonathan Tecks) training for the family arbitration scheme under the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (‘IFLA’) and is herself a qualified IFLA arbitrator, looks here at exciting recent developments in this field. Continue reading
Would you prefer to have your fate determined by a Judge, or would you prefer to be the author of your own destiny and reach an agreement with your (ex-) spouse/partner, or mother/father of your child? Continue reading