Tag Archives: Collaborative law

Other approaches to solving disputes following relationship breakdown

Court action If you would like to ensure absolute security in the outcome of your divorce, you may wish to opt for traditional litigation. The court has comprehensive powers and can therefore compel both parties to fully disclose information and can redistribute the value of marital assets or personal finances. Do it yourself divorce Many […]

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Milton Keynes – Our New Divorce Service

The existing offices in Salisbury, Andover, Amesbury, Verwood and Rugby  have now been joined by our brand new service in Milton Keynes specialising solely in providing expert divorce and family law advice. Milton Keynesians now have access to the same peerless quality of legal advice from specialist divorce and family law solicitors that we are […]

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Choosing a Family Law Solicitor

Choosing the right solicitor is essential when it comes to family and child law, due to the complexity of the law and potential emotional trauma involved in such issues requiring them. Our family law solicitors are specialists – they practice family law only – and are trained in assisting and riding expert legal advice surrounding […]

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Family Mediation and Collaborative Law – What You Need To Know

The terms “family mediation” and “collaborative law” are often used interchangeably. However, they’re both quite separate approaches to resolve family law and divorce problems, and its important to understand the difference between them both. Family mediation is all about facilitating discussion and finding common ground for a settlement. The mediator acts as a completely independent […]

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We extend our Family Law Service to Northampton

We’re really pleased to announce that, after launching our new divorce service in Rugby recently, our highly successful family law and divorce service has now expanded again – to Northampton. Our new specialist offering is limited to family law and divorce work only and will be conducted by trained and accredited Collaborative Lawyers and a […]

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Family law microsite catch up

Unless you’re one of those sad souls who never misses a single one of my blog entries, you may spotted the fact that we have launched a number of specialist family law websites in the last 18 months or so. So for those of you who haven’t been paying full attention, they are; http://civil-partnership-divorce.co.uk – […]

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Is It Better To Divorce – Or To Be Divorced?

Most people would conclude that it’s better not to be divorced at all, and rightly so. Sadly, divorce is a fact of life, and something which more and more people experience in the course of their adult lives. So it’s worth bearing in mind that, although the outcome of a divorce is ultimately the same […]

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Jan 9th 2012 sees the start of Divorce Week

Sadly, the first full working week following New Year Christmas is additionally, the most popular week in the year when people make a decision to go for divorce. Colin Carnegy, divorce solicitor at Salisbury Solicitors, Bonallack and Bishop, commented; ”The New Year is traditionally a time when people think about their futures – sadly we […]

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Our second collaborative lawyer

As those who regularly read this legal blog will be well aware, we are huge supporters of the whole collaborative law process for divorce. Our Amanda Trappes-Lomax, based in Salisbury office, has been a qualified collaborative lawyer for some years. We were so keen to get a second collaborative family lawyer on board, that within […]

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The Collaborative Law Process

The process of collaborative family law is a fairly new method which is being used to deal with family disputes – especially divorce and civil partnership dissolution. In collaborative law, a family lawyer is appointed by each party, but the partners meet face-to-face instead of trying to sort their issue out through letters and telephone […]

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