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 […]
If you and your partner have separated, you will be keen to start your life afresh and may be wondering whether you can change the locks on your house or apartment. This may be particularly appealing if the relationship breakdown has been acrimonious and you have concerns that your former partner will turn up unannounced, […]
When you have taken the difficult step of deciding to separate or divorce, working out your future arrangements for children, property, maintenance payments and shared business interests can lead to a great deal of anguish. If you have not been able to come to an agreement by yourselves, it may well be in your interests […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The focus of this year’s Resolution Awareness Week is on the inequality of legal rights for cohabitees; couples living together who are not married. There are some 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK, but many are still unaware of their lack of rights compared to married couples if they separate.
On Tuesday 13 June 2017, the Court of Appeal will hand down judgement in the case of Mrs Sharp who is challenging a previous judgement that the assets of her marriage should be divided equally on divorce with her husband. This case considers the impact of the length of a marriage on the division of […]