General July 21, 2023

Ladies in Business netwalking to Chatsworth Estate

Lovely to see so many of you (old and new faces) yesterday at the social “netwalking” Ladies in Business get together that we hosted with BRM Solicitors. The sun was shining – we couldn’t have chosen a better day to walk around Chatsworth Estate followed by some delicious food at the Devonshire Arms at Baslow. Thank […]

General April 18, 2023


For 18 years David Prince has taken his specialist family law firm from strength to strength expanding his team by employing the best lawyers and support team in the region. Prince Family Law provides a flexible and modern working environment for everyone to flourish. Prince Family Law has grown to be the largest private family […]

General March 24, 2023

Government to announce review of law on divorce finances

The law relating to divorce finances, i.e. how to sort out financial arrangements between divorcing couples, has been in essentially the same form for the last fifty years. Time for reform Many people feel that the time has come for the law to be reformed. This is both because of changes in the way society […]

General February 16, 2023

Cohabitation: The new normal for relationships?

The latest ONS statistics from 2019 have shown that marriage rates for opposite-sex couples have fallen to their lowest rate on record since 1862; for men, there were 18.6 marriages per 1,000 unmarried men; for women, there were 17.2 marriages per 1,000 unmarried men. But what does this mean in terms of the legal position? […]

General February 3, 2023

Minimum age for marriage raised to 18

For nearly a hundred years the minimum age at which anyone could marry in England and Wales has been 16. That is now changing. To explain the background to the change, we need to look at a little history. Parental consent to marriage In 1929 parliament fixed the minimum age for marriage at 16 years. […]

General December 15, 2022

Don’t suffer in silence this Christmas

Christmas can push relationships to breaking point. The expectations, expense and enforced togetherness result in a surge of enquiries about divorce come the new year. This phenomenon typically peaks on the first working Monday in January, which has been dubbed ‘Divorce Day’ and is much talked about by solicitors and the public alike. D-Day is […]

General November 7, 2022

5 Star Review for Sarah Woodward

“Sarah provides an excellent level of professional service and I cannot thank her and her team enough for the help provided to me at such a difficult time.” Initial Impression – 5Legal Knowledge – 5Approachability – 5Value for money – 5Communication – 5Documentation Accuracy – 5 Contact Us We offer a free 30-minute consultation for […]

General October 6, 2022

Another 5 Star Review for Lisa O’Connor

“Lisa outlined the whole process from the start with her no-nonsense approach and within no time we were at our first hearing.” Lisa was recommended to me by my accountant after I was getting nowhere with my previous solicitor who would quite often leave me to work out the best approach rather than advising me […]