Female ‘breadwinners’ losing out after divorce

One of the UK’s leading family law firms, Pannone, says increasing numbers of female breadwinners are left feeling angry after divorce when their less well paid husbands end up with more generous divorce settlements. These women are left feeling aggrieved that whilst they have jobs that involved longer working hours than women in the past, […]

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A chance to reflect on family values?

A senior Church of England bishop has called for Britain to use the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee as an opportunity to step back and reflect on family values. The Rt Rev Richard Chartres, Bishop of London, has warned that separation and divorce are now at “epidemic” levels. Writing in a Bible Society pamphlet, he said that […]

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Taylor Bracewell form alliance with Dovetail

Taylor Bracewell, one of the few firms based in South Yorkshire, has formed a new alliance with Dovetail Solutions. Taylor Bracewell’s Alison Straw is a specialist collaborative family lawyer with 22 years of experience and has pioneered the collaborative way of working in Doncaster and the surrounding areas. One of the first solicitors in South […]

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The Family Justice Review

Ken Clarke, Secretary of State for Justice, has commented on the Family Justice Review. Carried out by David Norgrove, the Family Justice review unveils a host of proposed new legislation and measures designed to try to minimise the rise in bitter and acrimonious divorce cases. Central to the plans put forward by the Family Justice […]

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Grandparents suffer too during divorce

Government ministers announced earlier this month that they would like more divorcing couples to come to agreements over the care and custody of their children without going through expensive and upsetting court action. The government also wants to encourage couples to agree to both sets of grandparents having access to their grandchildren once he divorce […]

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Irwin Mitchell ranked top!

Law firm Irwin Mitchell has been ranked as the top team in Yorkshire for family law services, according to a prestigious independent report. The family law department moved up from second to first place in the latest Chambers UK 2012 legal report. The Irwin Mitchell team was described as an ‘impressive practice’ offering a ‘comprehensive […]

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