Is my spouse entitled to half my business?

Weekly Family Law Update | January 19, 2022

It is obviously not unusual for someone going through divorce to have an interest in a business, whether as a sole or part owner. The divorce may be a very worrying time for them – after all, the business is one of their assets, and the divorce court divides all assets between the parties. Will […]

5 Star Review for Carey New

Weekly Family Law Update | January 19, 2022

Quick and Professional “I have just completed a Divorce with the Team at Prince Family Law, my reasons for divorce weren’t straight forward but from the initial free conversation I felt like they wanted to understand and help. Each step was explained and the communication was great, I’d like to thank the whole team for […]

What is Parental Responsibility?

Weekly Family Law Update | January 5, 2022

‘Parental responsibility’ is a term that regularly crops up in family law proceedings, but which is often quite misunderstood. So what exactly is parental responsibility, and how is it acquired? Legal definition Parental responsibility is defined as “all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in […]

5 Star Client Review for Sarah Woodward

Weekly Family Law Update | December 15, 2021

We are extremely proud of our hard-earned reputation and positive feedback we receive from clients by a way of personal recommendations. Fantastic service, professional and honest. I can’t recommend Sarah Woodward enough, she has handled my financial settlement and through the whole process she has been supportive, honest, relatable and had a sense of humour, […]

What happens to our pets if we divorce?

Weekly Family Law Update | December 9, 2021

It goes without saying that going through divorce can be a stressful, emotional time. But one factor that can greatly add to this is the uncertainty over what will happen to loved family pets. Hopefully, the parties will be able to agree who should keep the pet(s), but what if they can’t? How does the […]

What is a pre-nuptial agreement?

Weekly Family Law Update | November 11, 2021

Pre-nuptial agreements are often mentioned in the media and elsewhere, particularly in relation to celebrity marriages. But they are not just for celebrities. More and more people are deciding that a ‘pre-nuptial’, as it is known, is for them. So what exactly is a pre-nuptial, how do you go about getting one, and what is […]

Important update: Court Fee changes 2021

Weekly Family Law Update | October 6, 2021

Whilst this may not be most exciting topic to do a blog post about, there have been recent changes to the Court fees payable on the issue of certain applications. This post is intended to highlight the changes and what is different. On 22 March 2021, the government launched a consultation on ‘increasing selected court […]