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‘No-fault divorce’ around the corner with new legislation

New legislation has been announced by the government to overhaul divorce law and remove the need for divorcing couples in England and Wales to assign blame. This move towards ‘no-fault divorce’ will reduce family conflict and so is warmly welcomed by the family law team at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire. Angie Brown, family […]

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Family Mediation Week 2019

Family Mediation Week: 21 – 25 January 2019

With Family Mediation Week taking place from 21-25 January 2019, the family law team and the ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) team at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire want to encourage anyone going through a divorce or a family dispute to use mediation to resolve issues, rather than choosing to take it to court. Family Mediation […]

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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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The case for collaborative law – how to avoid court in a family dispute

When a relationship breaks down, it can be one of the most distressing events many of us will have to endure. There will undoubtedly be things to sort out; the family finances, what happens with the children and who stays in the house. Most people assume that the only way to end their marriage or […]

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