Family, Care and Divorce

  • Lauren Richards Childcare Solicitor

    Family Law Solicitor, Lauren Richards, discusses whether a foster carer can take a child on holiday in her latest blog…. Foster carers taking a child on holiday can be an incredibly distressing time for parents and we as lawyers often get asked, can they do this? If a child is subject to an Interim Care […]

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    ‘What is an intermediary? Why do I need one?’ Family Law Solicitor Jo Taylor discusses in her latest blog…. An intermediary may be required by anyone who is vulnerable and may need support or special measures to enable you to participate fully in Court proceedings and ensure your voice is heard. Who Needs An Intermediary? […]

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  • In her latest Timms blog, Managing Partner Fiona Moffat discusses the current pressure on the Family Courts… From July 2020 to the end of July 2021, 59,771 private law children applications were issued, with the number of children involved at nearly 90,000. If the number of children involved in public law applications are included, including […]

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  • Fiona Moffat Managing Partner

    “What Is A Home Rights Notice?” Managing Partner and Family Law Solicitor, Fiona Moffat, discusses in her latest Timms blog… What Is A Home Rights Notice? If you are going through a divorce you may unexpectedly receive a letter from HM Land Registry notifying you that a Home Rights Notice has been registered against your […]

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  • Leonnie watson blog

    In her latest blog, Trainee Solicitor Leonnie Watson discusses the difference between A Declaration Of Parentage & Parental Responsibility… What Is Parental Responsibility? Section 3(1) of the Children Act 1989 defines Parental Responsibility (PR) as “all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilitiesPreview (opens in a new tab) and authority which by law a parent of a […]

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  • Adrian Rose

    “Do I Have To Go To Court To Make Arrangements For My Child If I Separate?” Timms Family Law Solicitor Adrian Rose discusses in his latest blog… The short answer to the question is “no”! There is a common misunderstanding that when parents separate, they have to go to Court to make arrangements for where […]

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  • Meslissa Knight Blog

    In her latest Timms blog, Family Care Solicitor Melissa Knight discusses the termination of parental responsibility… Parental Responsibility A child’s mother automatically has parental responsibility for their child. The position is, however, different for a child’s father. If a child’s parents are married at the time of birth, then a father will automatically acquire parental […]

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  • Blog image of Alison Wilding

    In her latest Timms blog, Family Legal Executive Alison Wilding discusses how long the divorce process takes under the new Divorce Law… Changes In The Divorce Law As I explained in my previous blog the divorce law has changed this year. It is no longer possible to blame the other party for the divorce. The […]

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  • Lauren Richards Childcare Solicitor

    “What Does It Mean To Share Parental Responsibility With The Local Authority?” Family Law Solicitor Lauren Richards discusses in her latest Timms Blog… When a child is born, the child’s birth mother automatically has parental responsibility (PR) for the child. If the child’s father is married to the mother at the time of the birth, […]

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  • Adrian Rose

    “How Are Pensions Treated On Divorce?” Family Law Solicitor Adrian Rose discusses in his latest Timms Blog… Pensions can sometimes be the biggest asset of the marriage. And as a recent study by Aviva found, sometimes they are ignored without understanding the consequences of doing so. This can result in unfairness later in life and, […]

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