News Practice: Family and Relationships

Pensions on Divorce

July 15, 2019

The Report from the Pension Advisory Group

Compensation in Divorce – What is it and can I get it?

June 20, 2019

The question of whether compensation can be sought in divorce proceedings is a question our family solicitors are often asked by clients.

Civil partnership vs marriage – the right to choose

May 21, 2019

Following the recent announcement for divorce law reform in England and Wales, development with the law on civil partnerships also comes under the relationship spotlight.

Clarification on defamation from social media comments

May 17, 2019

A recent Supreme Court case has provided helpful clarification on defamation from social media posts.

Experts come together to share divorce advice in Salisbury

May 17, 2019

Free, hands-on support is being offered to Salisbury families going through divorce or separation on June 13 at the Mercure White Hart Hotel.

Dividing Company Assets on Divorce: Rolling in the Deep or Water under the Bridge?

April 24, 2019

Emilie Holland, family solicitor, reviews the approach, court orders available and top tips for parties when dealing with a divorce involving company assets.

Grandparents’ Rights

April 18, 2019

It is estimated that 1/3rd of adults aged over 50 are grandparents and there are 14 million grandparents in the UK.

Daga v Bangur: The discretionary trust that successfully deflected a husband’s claim for a lump sum to meet his needs

April 12, 2019

An unusual example of the court’s approach to family wealth held in trust.

No Fault Divorce – Reform is finally on its way

April 10, 2019

Divorce laws in England and Wales will at long last be reformed to simplify the process and hopefully reduce hostility between separating spouses.

South based family lawyer picks up prestigious UK award

April 2, 2019

Salisbury-based paralegal and Family Law specialist at Trethowans, Dawn Gore, has been honoured with a national legal award.