8.3.2022 | Sarah Norman-Scott

Unmarried fathers and parental responsibilities

The 1st December 2021 marked the 18th anniversary of the amendment to the Adoption and Children Act 2002 which gave unmarried fathers...

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18.1.2022 | Lisa Pepper

6 cases that shape a private children dispute

Family disputes involving children can be particularly emotive, which is why our expert children lawyers work tirelessly to understand how...

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13.12.2021 | Lisa Pepper

Who Pays Child Maintenance?

Child maintenance is regular, reliable financial support that helps towards a child’s everyday living costs. The Child Maintenance Service (...

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25.11.2021 | Lisa Pepper

Child arrangements for going abroad when separated

I am separated from my spouse – can I take the children abroad on holiday? The answer to this question is...

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9.11.2021 | Lisa Pepper

Keeping social media out of divorce proceedings

We’ve recently seen the playing out on twitter and Instagram of the high-profile separation of actor Ioan Gruffudd and...

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28.9.2021 | Claire Andrews

Family Courts Backlogs Exacerbated by Pandemic

Court backlogs: Divorcing couples face ruinous costs as last-minute court hearing cancellations become commonplace Divorcing couples are facing ruinous costs...

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21.7.2021 | Lisa Pepper

Child arrangements affected by pandemic travel restrictions

International families experiencing long separation periods from children As pandemic restrictions continue to limit overseas travel, increasing numbers of separated...

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20.4.2020

COVID-19: Legal update on child arrangements

Many parents are understandably worried about the spread of COVID-19 and the impact of new social distancing measures upon them...

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13.8.2019 | Lisa Pepper

Child Arrangements at Christmas

The Christmas period can be a hectic and stressful time for all parents, but for separated parents, it can be...

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24.5.2019 | Lisa Pepper

Can I take the children abroad on holiday?

The answer to this question is not straightforward.  There are a number of relevant domestic and European laws but particularly...

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