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Through his experience as a solicitor and equity partner in leading City of London commercial law firms, and successful involvement in all aspects of his own international matrimonial litigation, it became clear to him that the practise of family law would benefit from both the application of a psychological skill set (reflecting the underlying "su...bject-matter" of family law: individuals with their own psychological make-up, decision-making and coping strategies) and the very high levels of service demanded by commercial law clients. The very successful outcomes enjoyed in his own litigation with the assistance of Gavin Emerson are now being replicated (and, indeed, exceeded) time and again for his own clients, confirming the merit of such a unique joint legal-psychological blueprint and the importance of an empathetic child-centric approach that can only come from personal experience. More

Early Dispute Resolution Key to a Peaceful Christmas

While Christmas may seem a good while away, separated parents anxious about where their child will spend Christmas are being urged to take action now and set up a basic parenting plan.

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Number of Elderly Divorces Increased

The number of elderly divorces has increased at the same time that overall divorce rates have fallen according to the latest findings.

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Cohabitation in the UK: Is it The Future of UK Relationships?

According to a recent study in the UK, the annual number of marriages have halved in comparison to statistics from 40 years previously, with more people opting for different living arrangements.

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Reactions to Marital Difficulties

Men and women who have been married for a long time react to marital problems in different ways - women tend to worry and feel upset, while men predominantly feel frustrated.

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Women Win Right to Revisit Divorce Settlements

The UK Supreme Court has found in favour of two women who were seeking the right to have their divorce settlements reopened, reports the Guardian.

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Children in Care in England

The Department for Education has recently published a breakdown of the number of children in care in England.

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MoJ Publishes Latest Family Court Statistics

The Ministry of Justice has recently published statistics on activity in the family courts of England and Wales for the period April – June 2015.

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What Happens to Car Accident Compensation Upon Divorce?

Contribution from Accident Claims Web:

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Government Urged to Increase Relationship Support Funding

A group of charities, MPs and leading academics have called on the Government to do more to tackle family breakdown by tripling the current funding for preventative relationship support to £22 million. The call follows recent recognition from the Government that family breakdown is one of the root causes of child poverty.

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New Research into Likelihood of Divorce

Couples who marry after their first child is born now stay together at the same rate as those who marry before the child arrives, according to new research presented to the Council on Contemporary Families.

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Marriages Adjust More Easily to Birth of Second Child

The birth of a first child can put a real strain on a marriage, but the relationship adjusts much more quickly after the birth of the second child, new research has found.

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Family Unsure How to Help Domestic Abuse Victims

Just under a third of people in Britain know someone who is a victim of domestic abuse, but most do not feel equipped to help them, new findings from Citizens Advice have revealed.

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Increase in Marriage Inequality between Rich and Poor

There is an increasing gap in the numbers getting married between the rich and poor, according to pro-marriage think tank Marriage Foundation, which claims that mothers with young children are four times more likely to be married if they are wealthy than if they are poor.

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New Mothers Assess Partner’s Parenting Skills

New research from America has revealed that the stability of a couple’s relationship will have an impact on how much a new father is encouraged to be involved in the raising of his child.

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Cafcass Experiences a Rise in Applications

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) has seen a rise in both care applications and private law applications during July this year, compared to the same period last year.

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Marriage Age can Affect Risk of Divorce

The age that you get married can have an impact on whether your marriage will end in divorce, according to a new study from the United States.

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Calls for More Legal Protection for Cohabitants

Family law organisation Resolution has repeated its call for greater legal protection for couples in cohabiting relationships.

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ONS Reports on Marital Status and Living Arrangements

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has given an interesting insight into the legal marital status and living arrangements of people across England and Wales.

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Calls for Judges to Do More to Boost Mediation

Family charity, National Family Mediation (NFM) has called on judges and the wider family court system to do more to increase the take-up of family mediation.

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New Funding to End Delays for Children Awaiting Adoption

New Government funding worth £4.5 million is to be available to regional adoption agencies to help place children with new permanent families faster than ever before.

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