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No-fault divorce explained

Burnett Barker Solicitors Family CILEX Lawyer, Melanie Stafford, explains how no-fault divorce will work when England and Wales divorce law changes in April 2022.

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Supporting your child through a family break-up

The breakdown of a relationship can be a traumatic time for both parties, but it can feel even worse if children are involved. Our expertise has given us an understanding of how you can fully support your child throughout the process.

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Divorce rates hit 44-year low but still vital to consider careful planning

Divorce rates are at their lowest level for 44 years according to a new report which has been published by the Office of National Statistics.

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Proud supporters of the ‘Voices in the Middle’ campaign

We are proud to announce that we are partnering a national campaign which is raising awareness of the importance of listening to the views of children and young people during family divorce or separations.

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We’re backing plans to overhaul divorce law

We are backing plans by the government to overhaul the current divorce laws in favour of a ‘no-fault’ divorce option.

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Is the modern attitude to marriage putting people at risk?

August is traditionally the most popular time of year for weddings in England and Wales. Yet more couples chose to live together unmarried. Is this modern attitude toward marriage putting hundreds of thousands of couples at risk if they split?

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What rights do your children have should you and your partner separate?

One of the biggest concerns for couples considering divorce or separation is what affect this will have on their children. Aside from the emotional impact, worries about where they will live and how they will continue to have a meaningful relationship with both parties are always front of mind.

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