201706.08

PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENT – “The Pre-Nup”

We often used to hear comments about Pre-Nuptial Agreements such as “Pre-Nups aren’t worth the paper they’re written on” or “They’re only for the rich”.  This is no longer the case and provided certain safeguards are observed, Pre-Nups will be upheld in a Court of Law. They are not just for the very wealthy and…

201701.03

WHAT IS FAMILY MEDIATION?

The start of a new year is often a tricky time for families – has this been a stressful Christmas period? Has spending too much put pressure on family finances and inevitably on relationships? Has the extra time off work meant there’s been time to reflect on the reality of marital issues?  In the new year, couples often make…

201608.11

“CALL THE MEDIATOR !” – Does Family Mediation work?

One of our Family Law experts, Amanda Thurston explains : The latest “fly on the wall” documentary from the BBC follows a family mediator helping couples agree the terms of their separation or divorce. From whether to sell the family home, to how much maintenance to pay, or how often one of them can take…

201601.19

“It’s good to talk …….”

Are you separated or thinking of getting divorced ? If so, you need to explore mediation because it really does work – after all, you know the needs of your family better than anyone. This explanation comes courtesy of my colleague …