We’re all going on a summer holiday… aren’t we?

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Everybody loves a holiday, and the summer break provides a fantastic opportunity for separated parents to individually spend an extended period with their children, by arranging a [...]

Divorcing in January? Time to consider the collaborative law approach…

July 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

There's no doubt that that come early 2018, divorce will feature heavily in newspaper articles and on TV reports right across the UK. After [...]

“Killing the Goose”

June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

We all know the old fable of killing the goose that laid the golden eggs, which warns against the dangers of excessive greed. The saying was applied [...]

We’re all going on a summer holiday… aren’t we?

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Everybody loves a holiday, and the summer break provides a fantastic opportunity for separated parents to individually spend an extended period with their children, by arranging a [...]

Divorcing in January? Time to consider the collaborative law approach…

July 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

There's no doubt that that come early 2018, divorce will feature heavily in newspaper articles and on TV reports right across the UK. After [...]

“Killing the Goose”

June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

We all know the old fable of killing the goose that laid the golden eggs, which warns against the dangers of excessive greed. The saying was applied [...]

Cohabitation and Separation – Part 1

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Recent statistics suggest that there are currently some 6 million couples cohabiting in the UK, more than double the figure 20 years ago. For many couples, there [...]

Education, education, education…

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

It's the time of year when seemingly just-out-of-nappies youngsters are due to start primary school, slightly older babies graduate to 'big' school, and the even older (but [...]

Cohabitation and Separation – Part 2

February 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Last month we looked at cohabitation and recent statistics that revealed more couples are remaining unmarried yet choosing to live together than ever before. Despite often taking a pragmatic approach [...]

Cohabitation and Separation – Part 3

January 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past few months we have been looking at various issues surrounding cohabitation. The statistics around this area speak for themselves; more and more couples are [...]

The 100% divorce hits the press

August 9th, 2015|0 Comments

The media has been awash with reports of the so-called 100% divorce over the past couple of weeks. In case you missed it, the case concerned Dr [...]

‘No fault’ divorce – could it work?

July 9th, 2015|0 Comments

The concept of a ‘no fault’ divorce might be a step closer to becoming a reality following the first reading of a bill to amend the existing [...]

Ex-wives Battle to Have Divorce Cases Reopened After Husbands Conceal Assets

May 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Two family law cases which hit the Supreme Court in June could have far-reaching implications for divorces in England and Wales. Applicants Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil [...]

Ex wives win appeal to have divorce settlements re-examined

May 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Earlier in the year we blogged about a case in which two ex-wives were battling to have their divorce settlements revisited after it transpired their husbands had [...]

Don’t avoid the money, honey…

May 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Wyatt vs Vince case highlights the importance of dealing with financial matters during divorce A recent family law case has shown the importance of dealing with matrimonial [...]

Collaborative Law Manchester celebrates 10 years!

May 9th, 2015|0 Comments

This month we are delighted to be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Collaborative Law Manchester.  Collaborative Law Manchester was founded by family lawyers Maura McKibbin and [...]

Keeping family relations sweet this Easter

April 9th, 2015|0 Comments

As the first bank holiday since the Christmas period, the Easter break is an occasion to really look forward to. Many of us like to make the [...]

Christmas part 4

December 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Welcome to this, the fourth  and final post in our series covering the hot topics we know cause stress and tension for families during the festive period. This [...]

Christmas part 3

December 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Welcome to this, the third post in our series covering the hot topics we know cause stress and tension for families during the festive period. This post [...]

Christmas part 2

December 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Welcome to the second post of our four-part series. Just in time for Christmas, we've written about the hot topics we know cause stress and tension for [...]

Christmas part 1

November 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Welcome to the first post in our series of four, each of which will cover one of the hot topics we know cause stress and tension for [...]

Family Dispute Resolution Week

November 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Family Dispute Resolution Week... divorcing #abetterway This week is Family Dispute Resolution Week, an awareness-raising campaign organised by Resolution* (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association) to highlight [...]

‘Conscious Uncoupling’: Collaborative Law by another name?

June 2nd, 2014|214 Comments

Unless you live on another planet, you can't have missed the media furore that surrounded former Hollywood golden couple Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's announcement that they'd [...]

Collaborative Law in your 40s and 50s

April 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Welcome to this, the second post in our series on collaborative law and its benefits; whatever stage you're at in life. We've already covered collaborative law divorce [...]

Collaborative Law in your 60s and beyond

April 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

This is the third post in our special series on collaborative law and its benefits; whatever stage you're at in life. Having covered collaborative law divorce in [...]

Valentine’s Day and the Collaborative Law Process: A Match Made in Heaven?

February 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Valentine's Day; a celebration of all things romantic, or a reminder that perhaps your relationship isn't as shiny and bright as it once was? Thanks to endless [...]

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