law

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New free parenting guide offered to separating families in the South West

The Family Law Company is offering the new guide for free to local families who are divorcing or separating. The ‘Parenting Through Separation Guide’ is written by family professionals and advises parents of how to put their children first during a separation.

It is being launched during ‘Good Divorce Week’ which runs from 29 Nov - 3 Dec. The campaign is organised annually by...

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Family lawyers must ‘challenge’ themselves amidst growing desire for amicable divorces

Poll reveals that majority of couples want to ‘keep things civil’ while separating

One of the country’s leading family lawyers has said the profession needs to ‘challenge itself’ to better meet the needs of consumers amidst growing demand for a more amicable solution to separation and divorce.

The call to action follows a recent poll carried out by national consumer law firm...

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Charity calls on government to put its ‘money where its mouth is’ with mediation voucher scheme extension

NFM criticises ‘stick vs carrot’ approach to clearing family court backlog

A national charity that provides mediation for families in conflict has called on the government to ‘put its money where its mouth is’ when it comes to making mediation a default option for warring families.

The call to action comes after reports that Dominic Raab is backing efforts to use mediation...