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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Latest on divorce and children

October 10, 2012 Speech Box

According to The Daily Telegraph, the Ministry of Justice figures indicate that the number of children involved in court cases where their parents are divorcing  increased by 14% in the second quarter of 2012 and the number of divorces is Read more …

Child’s welfare and religious upbringing

October 9, 2012 Speech Box

Back in August I posted a couple of articles on the subject. The issue of a child’s religious upbringing has again come before the courts in the recent case of Re G. In this case the parents were separated but Read more …

Lawyers spend almost all their money on acrimonious divorce battle

October 8, 2012 Speech Box

On 19 September 2012 The Telegraph reported on the case involving two practising solicitors who spent nearly all that they owned on paying for their divorce, financial and children cases. According to reports, the husband earned in excess of £450,000 Read more …

Family Dispute Resolution Conference Highlights

October 1, 2012 Speech Box

During the week 24 to 28 September, Resolution, an organisation of family lawyers, arranged a campaign to raise public awareness of the alternatives to court available to separating or divorcing couples. In support of this campaign the family team at Read more …