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What is Family Law?

Family law is an area of law that relates to family matters and involves a host of...

What is Divorce?

The following guide summarises the current process for filing for divorce in England and Wales. Divorce defined Divorce is...

Who Gets Custody of Child in a Divorce?

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when determining who will get custody of...

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody?

When there have been instances of domestic violence, this further complicates the issue of child custody between...

How is Child Custody Decided?

Decisions regarding a child’s residence are of primary importance following parental separation. How child custody is decided...

Making a Joint Custody Agreement

Joint custody, or joint residency as it is referred to in the UK Children’s Act 1989, is...

Common Law Partner: What are your Rights?

In the UK, the concept of the “common law partner” is a myth in legal terms. An unmarried...

How Much is Spousal Maintenance?

Spousal maintenance is a regular payment made to an ex spouse after the couple have divorced. This...

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