Internal Relocation stopped

Recent success in stopping an internal relocation application from succeeding. The Children are able to remain in their local community where they have very strong family and school ties. The Family Court in Plymouth came to the right decision. Read how we succeeded.

Relocating after Separation

by Andrew Weeden | McKenzie Friend in Cambridge and Ely It happens. Once the dust has settled and the two of you have parted ways, one or other of you wants to move home. A change of scene. To be nearer to family. To get away from an abusive past. And in Law, it isContinue reading “Relocating after Separation”

Making contact better – Your child and you

When parents have separated, contact can be challenging and emotionally painful for the children and their non-resident parent.

It is important to make every contact count, and deliver what your child needs most.

Bitterness is not your friend

It can be very hard to detach feelings about separation, divorce and the life thereafter from dealing with issues in the family Court.

It is natural, for both parents to bring in their historic issues and want some kind of restorative justice. Unfortunately, in cases which involve children and shared care arrangements, the adults are a secondary concern to the needs of the juniors.

Dealing with Cafcass

This guide deals with the Safeguarding Letter process which Cafcass undertakes on behalf of the Court in preparation for the FHDRA (first hearing dispute resolution appointment).

Thinking of Divorcing?

It is the time of year where lawyers make most of their money. The January onslaught of divorce case applications. Christmas is an evocative time of year. It can be a time of joy, but for many people, it is a time of abject misery. And with New Year resolutions, many marriages are brought to a close. Most of those marriages have been unhappy for a great deal of time and the New Year seems good time to face up to life beyond.

What is Domestic Abuse?

A explainer piece about what Domestic Abuse is. How to identify it. What are your options if affected by it and some thoughts about how Children are affected by being caught in toxic relationships. a Good read.