Weekly Family Law Update November 29, 2023

The perils of do-it-yourself online divorce

Obviously it is well known that divorce can be expensive. It is no surprise therefore that many people going through divorce will want to do everything they can to keep that expense to a minimum. One tempting way to do this is to deal with the divorce yourself, without the expense of instructing a solicitor […]

Weekly Family Law Update November 10, 2023

Parental alienation is in the news again, but what is it, and how does the court respond?

Parental alienation is an increasingly common issue raised in disputes between parents over arrangements for their children, but what exactly is it, and how does the family court respond to allegations of parental alienation? Parental alienation in the news ‘Parental alienation’ is a relatively recent term, originating in the USA in the 1980s, but now […]