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Divorce Law

I have separated from my partner. Can I change the Locks on our property?

Jointly owned properties Where a property is jointly owned, the simple answer is no. The legal position is that both parties’ have...

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Parents beware – there can be serious consequences if you fail to comply with the terms of a Contact Order

The Court has decided that a judge had been entitled to transfer residence of a six-year-old child from his mother to his father following...

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The Dreaded Form E

For those of you going through a divorce or civil partnership dissolution you are likely to be aware of the dreaded Form E document....

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The treatment of inheritance on divorce

In England and Wales the law relating to financial property when a couple divorce is discretionary and wide ranging.  The principles...

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When is a clean break not a clean break?

It sounds simple enough….. you go your way and I go mine and neither of us have any further obligation to the other, financial or...

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Can I change the locks on our jointly owned house?

This is one of the most common questions I am asked when dealing with separation and divorce. The simple answer is no.  If the property...

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Divorce and Damages

It was reported recently that Kevin Mansfield, a 41 year old accident victim, has been given permission to appeal a court decision...

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