Divorcing couples continue to ignore pensions, Which? finds

According to a recent survey conducted by Which? Magazine in November 2021, women, in particular, continue to face unstable retirement as pensions are often overlooked when dealing with financial matters arising from divorce. Of those surveyed, only 15% of divorcing couples are said to have specifically included pensions in their financial settlement and 58% said

Coronavirus (Covid-19), domestic abuse and violence

As more and more people are socially isolated by being in lockdown at home, for people who have experienced domestic abuse and or violence, social distancing and on-going Government guidance for everyone to work from and stay at home wherever possible, means that unfortunately for some, they are in turn being trapped to live with

Is your surname different from your children?

We recently wrote in a separate article about how before too long, the Summer Holiday period will be upon us and schools will be getting ready then to close for the six-week break.

New family court in Newcastle upon Tyne

Work to bring the civil, family and tribunal hearings into one accessible building at the Civic Centre found in Newcastle city centre continues unabated. The new courthouse is expected to open by 2020.

Avoiding summer holiday contact issues – how to make it work

With the May half-term school holiday now a distant memory, and only a matter of weeks then left until the Summer Holiday is upon us all, many separated parents will be thinking about taking their children on a summer break out of the country.