Family, Care and Divorce

  • Blog image of Alison Wilding

    In her latest Timms Blog, Family Law Solicitor Alison Wilding discusses “What Happens With My Financial Settlement If My Ex-Spouse Dies?” When parties separate, they usually need to agree how their finances are going to be divided known as a financial settlement.  But what happens if your former spouse dies before you have reached an […]

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  • Adrian Rose

    At the end of this month and at beginning of December, Resolution – the organisation for family justice professionals that promotes working together to minimise conflict- will hold its annual “Good Divorce Week”. After the events of this year and last, with increases in enquiries when the lockdown arrangements were eased and with “no-fault” divorce […]

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  • Blog logo image of Jo Taylor for Famly Law blog post

      In her latest Timms Blog, Family Law Solicitor, Jo Taylor discusses “What Is Forced Adoption And Why Is It Controversial? Forced adoption has hit the headlines again this month, with calls for Boris Johnson to publicly apologise to mothers who had their children taken from them between the 1950s and late 1970s against their […]

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  • Adrian Rose

    In his latest Timms Blog, Family Law Solicitor, Adrian Rose discusses whether the delays at the Family Court can be fixed, if so how…. Those of us who work in the family justice system know that the delays already existed before the pandemic. And that these were only made worse as a result of it. […]

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  • Matthew Light BLOG Image

    In his latest Timms Blog, Trainee Solicitor Matthew Light explores the role and duties of Intermediaries in family court proceedings…. What Is An Intermediary? In family court proceedings intermediaries are used to assist people in the giving of evidence. Intermediaries perform an extremely important function in ensuring a fair trial for highly vulnerable people in […]

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  • Blog image of Alison Wilding

    “The Matrimonial Home Is In My Spouse’s Name – Do I Have Any Rights?” Family Law Solicitor, Alison Wilding discusses in her latest Timms blog…… Do I Have Any Financial Claims Against The Property? Financial settlements after a divorce are all based on individual circumstances. The property that you last lived in together as a […]

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  • Do Marriage or a Divorce have an impact on an existing Will? Picture of Jessica Barnet

    In her latest blog Timms Family Law Solicitor, Jessica Barnett discusses “Does It Really Matter What I Say In My Divorce Petition?” With the vast majority of divorces now being dealt with online, many separating couples are dealing with divorces themselves or via non-traditional organisations rather than lawyers. A recent case has shown the pitfalls […]

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  • Meslissa Knight Blog

    “What Is A Recovery Order In Care Proceedings?” Family Law Solicitor Melissa Knight discusses in her latest blog…. Recovery Orders are usually made in care proceedings when a child has run away from their foster/residential placement, stays away, or goes missing. In some circumstances, a Recovery Order may be made because the child has been […]

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  • Lauren Richards Childcare Solicitor

    In her latest Timms Blog, Family Law Solicitor, Lauren Richards discusses child care placements….. As care Lawyers, one of the most common types of placements we see for children during public law proceedings is placement with grandparents. At the beginning of proceedings, parents are always asked to identify any family members or friends that they […]

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  • Lauren Richards Childcare Solicitor

    In her latest blog, Timms family law solicitor Lauren Richards discusses “Can Social Services Stop Me From Having Contact With My Child?” The question as to whether a Social Services (the Local Authority) can stop a parent from having contact with their child is arguably one of the most controversial areas of family law. The […]

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