News Practice: family

Paralegal Interview – Dawn Gore

December 11, 2019

This interview was originally published by the Institute of Paralegals. We wanted to speak to Dawn, Fellow member of the IoP and Paralegal at Trethowans LLP, about her decision to turn to the legal profession, why she felt the IoP membership was a good step to aid her career and what the future holds for her. She also provided us with some fantastic advice for recent graduates looking to start…

Top Tips for Cohabiting Couples to Consider

November 29, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

What if There are Children?

November 28, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

No Such Thing as a Common Law Spouse

November 27, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

Purchasing a property together with unequal contributions

November 26, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. The annual Awareness Raising Week this year focuses on cohabitation. In the spirit of promoting this theme, the Trethowans family team are writing a series of short articles to assist couples either contemplating cohabitation or perhaps facing the breakdown of their…

Resolution’s Awareness Week Purchasing a property together – joint tenants or tenants in common?

November 25, 2019

Resolution’s members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes.

Industry Accreditations for Family Lawyers

October 1, 2019

Two family law experts from Trethowans have received a top industry accreditation.

Myths surrounding same-sex relationships

August 23, 2019

UK law has evolved substantially in the last 17 years to recognise a variety of different family structures. Despite these legal changes there are still a number of misconceptions about the law surrounding same-sex families. To celebrate Pride we have decided to dispel some of the more common misconceptions.

Unmarried co-habiting couples are the fastest growing family type in the UK

August 9, 2019

The stats are out, and according to the Office for National Statistics, the number of cohabiting couples has increased by 25.8% in the last decade. Even the current Prime Minister is jumping on the bandwagon with this particular trend, but it’s important to be aware of how you can protect you and your relationship in this scenario.

Is #Brexit all Boris has to contend with right now?!

July 26, 2019

The country’s divorce from Europe has shone a light on the complexities which can arise on the breakdown of a relationship. My advice, as a family lawyer, is to say plan for the worst and hope for the best!