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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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Don’t let your divorce end up before the Supreme Court

Don’t let your divorce end up before the Supreme Court

Divorce is a hot topic at the moment with two cases having recently ended up before the Supreme Court because the couples involved could not sort out their differences amicably.  The first case, Mills v Mills, concerned an application by a wife to increase the maintenance element of her settlement following divorce when she fell […]

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DIY divorce – more dangerous than decorating

The internet has proven to be immensely helpful in the realm of household DIY, with YouTube videos for self-assembly furniture or demonstrations of decorating techniques.  But doing things yourself is not without risks – St John Ambulance has reported that around 200,000 people are admitted to accident and emergency departments across the country following a […]

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