Changes to Legal Aid

Changes to the Legal Aid system come into effect this week in an effort to cut the £2 billion Legal Aid bill by £350 million a year. Legal Aid currently helps people who cannot afford the cost of legaladvice and funds solicitors and agencies to offer advice on legalproblems, including divorce and family breakdown. If […]

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Practical advice on coping with divorce

As we’ve mentioned before in previous posts, Resolutions’ website contains a wealth of helpful information for couples considering or going through divorce. Resolutions’ Advice Centre is a section of their website which covers various issues including child maintenance, parenting apart, money and home and coping with domestic violence. The ‘Useful resources’ section of the website […]

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Resolution Chair comments on Legal Ombudsman's report

Following the recent publication of a report by the Legal Ombudsman entitled ‘The Price of Separation,’ Liz Edwards, the Chair of Resolution, was invited to comment and address some of the questions and issues that the report raises. Liz Edwards was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC London on 28 February; it’s possible […]

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Legal Ombudsman's report warns of the costs of divorce

A report recently published by the Legal Ombudsman for England and Wales has highlighted the spiralling costs of divorce. At Dovetail Divorce we understand the financial cost of divorce is often a huge worry and this is why we developed on our unique online divorce fee calculator and offer our services on a fixed-fee basis. […]

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8 Tips for Supporting Your Child Through Divorce

The effect of separation and divorce on your children will partly depend on how emotionally robust they were before it happened but there is a lot you can do to minimise the impact. This is not a separated parent manual and there cannot be a prescription for getting things right: flexibility and sensitivity to the […]

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What are 'living together agreements?'

Despite the fact that the law in England and Wales does not give automatic legal rights to people who live together, many couples live together without realising that they do not have the same rights or protection as if they were married. Many cohabiting couples are now opting to sign cohabitation agreements which are also […]

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Resolutions' guide to separation and divorce

Resolution, the organisation which represents family lawyers in England and Wales, have produced a guide to separation and divorce. Available to download from Resolution’s website, the guide has been aimed at couples facing the breakdown of their relationship. Whilst going through separation or divorce should never be considered lightly, Resolution’s guide offers helpful advice on […]

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