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Information on applying for a divorce

Getting divorced can be a daunting and stressful time for both parties. There are various steps which need to be undertaken to end the marriage. We have summarised those steps below to try help you understand the process of how to apply for a divorce.

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Supreme Court ruling could pave the way to civil partnerships being available to all

Our Nikol Loutchanska discusses the recent Supreme Court ruling on civil partnerships.

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Family resolution first for family law

It's time for the no fault divorce

Family director, Laura Clapton gives her view on the current law relating to divorce and why we need to overcome the 'blame game'.

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Meghan and Harry and the tale of the Pre-nup

On the week of the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, Laura Clapton discusses the media's reports on whether Meghan was asked to sign a pre-nup by the Royal Family.

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Summer Holidays: How to Approach Contact Arrangements

Tips for separated parents when discussing summer holiday contact arrangements.

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Methods of resolving family conflicts and disputes

Our Zara Rafiq discusses the various options to consider when you are involved in a family dispute.

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"The Split" Quiz

A short quiz based upon those family law issues you saw on last night's show. Answer TRUE or FALSE depending upon whether you think these are accurate representations of family law procedure and legal practice.

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Why Choose Mediation?

Our Zara Rafiq discusses the main benefits of family mediation for separated couples.

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Sarah Manning, Family Associate and Mediator

Is there such thing as a ‘no fault’ divorce?

Our Family Law Associate and Mediator, Sarah Manning, discusses the current law in relation to divorce proceedings and her views on how the law needs to change to bring it into the 21st Century.

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Sarah Manning Family Associate Solicitor

Profile: Sarah Manning, Family Associate

Sarah Manning is an Associate Solicitor at Consilia Legal and is a highly experienced family solicitor…

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