One of the biggest difficulties divorcing couples face is the uncertainty of outcome on their financial claims. The English courts retain a very wide... Read more »
Since March 2013, the government has been trying to ensure that there is cross-government agreement on what constitutes domestic violence and abuse.
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When facing a divorce 'What am I entitled to?' is probably one of the most frequently asked questions by clients, but the most difficult to answer.
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In England and Wales marriages can be either legally valid or void or voidable.
For many years validity was the preserve of the church or other... Read more »
Bishop & Sewell is delighted to learn that the firm has been recognised in Chambers 2019 rankings, an independent guide to the legal profession,... Read more »
Bishop & Sewell is pleased to learn that the firm has been recognised for its expertise in this year's Legal 500 2018 rankings an independent... Read more »
Cafcass (the department of social workers assisting the family courts) has produced a new set of tools contained in what they have called The Child... Read more »
The tongue in cheek heading of this piece was suggested to me as a topic about the legal differences between unmarried cohabitation and marriage (and... Read more »
We have just had breaking news from the Conservative Party conference that the government has agreed to extend Civil Partnerships to heterosexual... Read more »
On 8 September 2018 news of a government consultation paper to reform divorce law in England and Wales was leaked.
To obtain a divorce a marriage... Read more »