By Nicole Francisco LLB The Law on Recognizing an overseas divorce in the UK Under the Family Law Act 1986, an overseas divorce obtained by means of judicial or other proceedings is recognized in the UK only if: it is effective under the law of the country in which it was obtained; andat the relevant … Continue reading I was divorced in America but live in the UK. Can I still get financial relief?
By Nicole Francisco LLB Parental responsibility (PR) is all the duties, authority and rights a parent has in relation to a child. A person with PR has the authority to make decisions for the child including those of which may concern education, accommodation and medical treatment. An individual who has PR over a child must … Continue reading What is Parental Responsibility?
We are seeking an Immigration Paralegal for our client's newly opened office in Bedford. You will work on preparing and collating bundles, drafting correspondence and legal documents, assisting fee earners with research, monitoring and checking progress of EEA national’s applications; administrative and judicial reviews, attending Tribunal and Court hearings, early file responsibility and client contact. Required Skills: … Continue reading New Vacancy: Immigration Paralegal – Bedford
We are seeking a client-focused Family Paralegal to work as part of our client's growing team in Bedford. You will work on a mix of private law matters involving divorce, finance and property, and child arrangements. Salary is negotiable based on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package. You will also need: Excellent drafting, research, … Continue reading New Vacancy: Family Paralegal – Bedford
We are seeking an accredited Family Mediator for a well-respected family mediation service in Central Milton Keynes. For over 25 years the service has provided mediation for families and couples facing separation or divorce from its centrally-placed offices in Milton Keynes. The service has contracts to deliver Legal Aid and the Separated Parents Information Programme (SPIP) and … Continue reading New Vacancy: Accredited Family Mediator
The recent case of G (Children: Intractable Dispute)  EWCA Civ 548 is another example of why intractable contact cases are better resolved through mediation rather by a judge.
We are seeking an Employment Solicitor to work in our client’s Northampton and London offices. The client has niche practice specialising in employment law, human resources management and corporate immigration and has a reputation for excellence. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for their first role within the Employment Legal environment and will receive all … Continue reading New Vacancy! Employment Solicitor – Northampton & London
We are seeking a client-focused, business-minded Family Lawyer to work as part of our client's growing team in Milton Keynes. You will represent and advise clients who are dealing with disputes, whether in their personal lives or in business, including working with clients whose relationship has broken down or couples who need to agree on child arrangements. … Continue reading New Vacancy! Family Solicitor – Milton Keynes
Global Parental Alienation Awareness Day is going to be taking place on Wednesday 25th April 2018. In previous years there have been various events all over the globe, including in the USA, UK, Germany, Canada, France, Denmark, Mexico, Portugal and South Africa. These events are often on the theme of “Bubbles of Love”, and are … Continue reading Get Ready for Global Parental Alienation Awareness Day on 25th April 2018!
The non-resident parent in a child contact case should always ASK the Court to include in the Order that the grandparents may also have contact with the child and it may be granted even if the grandparents would not otherwise be entitled to such an order. In a recent case (G (A Child)  EWCA … Continue reading The non-resident parent in a child contact case should always ASK the Court to include in the Order that the grandparents may also have contact with the child