Family, Care and Divorce

  • 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… Parental Consent From Birth 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 […]

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

    In her latest Timms blog, Family Law Solicitor Jo Taylor discusses the Ofsted findings for children’s social care in England… Background Information You may have seen reports in the news this week of the number of children in care and the number of places available in children’s homes. This is because Ofsted has just released […]

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  • Child contact

    In her latest Timms Blog, Family Law Solicitor Jessica Barnett shares some top tips for parents who find themselves in Court Proceedings… Parents who find themselves in Court Proceedings relating to arrangements for the care of their children are almost always there with their children’s best interests at heart. However, sometimes, the children themselves end […]

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  • Child contact

    In her latest blog, Family Law Solicitor Jessica Barnett discusses what happens to your Will if you should get married or divorced… It is Dying Matters Week and we thought it a good opportunity to explain the connection between your Wills and your marriage or divorce. I Am Getting Married, What Happens To My Will? […]

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  • Lauren Richards Childcare Solicitor

    Have you been watching Coronation Street recently? In her latest Timms blog, Family Law Solicitor Lauren Richards discusses the unrealistic depiction of Social Workers on the show… The Storyline If you are a regular reader of the Timms blogs, you will remember that last year I wrote an article on the unrealistic depiction of social […]

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  • Adrian Rose

    The celebrity marriage of Brooklyn Beckham to Nicola Peltz has brought pre-nuptial agreements into the news headlines again, Timms Family Law Solicitor Adrian Rose discusses… It has been widely reported that the newlyweds signed a strict pre-nuptial agreement in the United States before their wedding, with a view to protecting wealth and income should they […]

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  • Blog image of Alison Wilding

    In her latest blog, Family Law Solicitor Alison Wilding discusses The Divorce Law and the changes that come into place on the 6th April… In a few days time, on the 6th April, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 comes into force which marks the first major changes to the divorce law since the […]

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  • Leah Pilling

      In her latest Timms blog, Family Law Paralegal, Leah Pilling discusses “What Is A Fact Finding Hearing?” What Is A Fact Finding Hearing? A Fact Finding Hearing is a type of hearing where the Court will decide whether an allegation is true or not. If one party makes allegations during family law proceedings and […]

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  • Trainee Solicitor Michael Radze-Constable discusses “How Is Parental Consent Given For Adoption?” in his latest blog… There is a stereotypical image of adoption; it only applies to children who are the victim of cruel, neglectful, or irresponsible parents. But is this stereotype justified? Absolutely not.  Not every child is adopted following care proceedings or a […]

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