Can I Stop Access to my Child?

Can I Stop Access to my Child?

Don’t you feel that some days you have just had enough? If your ex-partner, former husband or wife is making your life difficult, if not impossible, over contact with your child then that’s often the stage that Cheshire divorce solicitors are asked the question ‘Can I...
Leaving an Abusive Partner

Leaving an Abusive Partner

It is difficult making the decision to leave a husband, wife or partner. People often think that the decision to separate is easy if you are leaving an abusive partner as  ending the relationship is the ‘obvious’ thing to do. As a Cheshire divorce solicitor witnessing...
Divorcing a Narcissist

Divorcing a Narcissist

I have considerable experience in divorcing a narcissist. That’s because as a Cheshire divorce solicitor many people ask me for help in sorting out their separation or divorce. Some family clients tell me at our first meeting that their husband or wife has a...
Divorce and Pension Rights

Divorce and Pension Rights

Divorce and pension rights is a tricky topic. Most couples who decide to divorce think that either they will not be able to ask for a share of their spouse’s pension as they are not retired yet or think that their spouse’s pension will not be worth that much.  ...
Divorce and the Family Farm

Divorce and the Family Farm

A divorce can be traumatic but when a divorce occurs in a farming family, it can be particularly tough when the farm is not only the family business but also the family home. In my experience as a family finance and divorce solicitor in Cheshire and Whitefield it is...
What is a CAFCASS Report?

What is a CAFCASS Report?

As a children solicitor, I hate abbreviations. I think they confuse parents and make children court proceedings seem more complicated than they really are. If you are thinking about applying to the family court for a custody or access order (called in court language a...
Valuing Property in Your Divorce

Valuing Property in Your Divorce

If you have taken the decision to separate from a husband or wife, it is tempting to leave sorting out financial and property matters and things can drift. Alternatively, a husband or wife can rush into an agreement, often without first getting accurate or up to date...