Archive | Access to children

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The parent trap – who has parental responsibility?

Families now come in all shapes and sizes, and children may live with parents who are cohabiting, civil partners, married, separated or divorced. They may be part of a step-family, live with adoptive parents, grandparents, other relatives or a special guardian. If you have spent many years living with and developing a close bond with […]

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Securing the right to see your grandchildren

The relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren can be very special and one that most parents fully support.  On occasions, however, your time with them can be cut off or restricted, causing hurt and upset.  In the first of a two-part series of articles, Angie Brown, family law expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, […]

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What should Ewan McGregor expect in his divorce settlement after a long marriage?

Recent reports that Ewan McGregor has filed for divorce from his wife Eve Mavrakis, after 22 years and four children together, may have come as a shock to the celebrity world but the length of their marriage beats the UK average which currently sees couples filing for divorce after 11.7 years. Angie Brown, family law […]

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The Divorce Robot

So the Court have announced a more automated service for the divorce process.  This at the same time as the Co-Op have launched their ’faceless’ divorce services online also.  Does this mean a better and more cost-effective service for divorcees? Angie Brown, Senior Solicitor at Mooney Everett says “I have seen this coming for a […]

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Angie Brown brings mediation to the family law team at Mooney Everett Solicitors

We are delighted to welcome Angie Brown to the family law team at Mooney Everett Solicitors. Angie is a qualified family solicitor with over 20 years’ experience in dealing with all manner of family law related issues, including divorce, financial settlements and negotiating arrangements for children. Angie is also a qualified inter-personal and Resolution Family […]

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Agreeing arrangements for children amicably on divorce or separation

Whether you have just separated from your partner or are in the first throes of divorce proceedings, if you have children one of your initial concerns will be to make sure that you get to see them soon and as often as possible. Initially you will be concerned with short-term arrangements, but as the dust […]

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