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Keep up to date with changes in the law, notable cases and examples of how we have helped our clients.

Flowchart: Child arrangement orders and the family court process

If you are unable to spend time with your child or children, and if you cannot reach agreement or resolve the situation with the child’s other parent via negotiation, then it may be necessary to involve a solicitor to help ...

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How is the cost-of-living crisis affecting victims of domestic abuse?

With the cost-of-living crisis causing financial strain for many households, Amy Blaettler discusses how this is having a significant impact on victims of domestic abuse and she points to some useful charities that provide advice, support, and resources. What is ...

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Is a prenup part of your wedding planning?

Hotels and wedding venues are busy hosting wedding fairs and gearing up for the wedding season, with everyone focused on the details of the big day, from the colour scheme and menu to the choice of attendants and music. One ...

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My Legal Life: Lorraine Green features in the Law Society Gazette

Child protection partner Lorraine Green has featured in an article by the Law Society Gazette highlighting her tireless work fighting for the rights of children and young people. In the article, Lorraine shares how the seed was planted for a ...

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Changes ahead in capital gains tax rules for divorcing couples

At present, no capital gains tax (CGT) is charged on a transfer of assets between a married couple or civil partners who live together.  If, however you are separated or divorced from your spouse or civil partner, then this tax ...

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Step-by-step guide to no-fault divorce

Since April 2022, couples have been able to seek a divorce or dissolution after one year of marriage without having to blame their former partner for any reason. Prior to the change in the law, couples who agreed to separate ...

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Secure Accommodation and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – What is best for my child?

‘Locking a child up is one of the most extreme interventions the state can make in a child’s life. Too often I have found that this happens as a result of a series of missed opportunities – opportunities to identify ...

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Season’s Greetings and our holiday opening hours

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Miles & Partners in London. We hope you enjoy the festive season and have a restful holiday. Instead of sending traditional cards this year, Miles & Partners are sending e-cards ...

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Contemplating surrogacy? Obtaining legal parenthood

Surrogacy is growing in popularity as a way to start and expand a family. If you are in the early stages of researching having a child via surrogacy it is important to understand how to obtain legal parenthood. It is ...

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