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Can a non-molestation order prevent someone bothering me?

Domestic abuse can impact individuals of any age or race and is seen across all parts of society.  Unfortunately, statistics from the Office for National Statistics reveal that domestic abuse is on the increase, with cases having risen by 6% ...

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Can you really have a clean break in a divorce?

Many people mistakenly believe that a divorce severs your financial ties, but that is not the case.  It is necessary to either agree your financial arrangements via a separate negotiation and have the settlement formalised by the court, or have ...

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Preparing for family mediation

Mediation is regularly used in family law to assist couples to reach an agreement about their financial separation and any arrangements for children, avoiding the need to go to court. If you and your former partner have agreed to participate ...

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Family Mediation Week: 18-22 January 2021

With Family Mediation Week taking place from 18-22 January 2021, the family law team at Miles & Partners Solicitors in the City of London want to encourage anyone going through a divorce or any family dispute to consider using mediation ...

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Virtual justice through remote hearings

Can families receive justice with remote hearings in the Family Court?

The Remote Access Family Court has enabled large parts of the family justice system to continue to operate during the Covid-19 pandemic. Each day, justice is dispensed over the internet by judges sitting at computer screens often in their own ...

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Linda, Miles & Partners Solicitors, London

Alternative ways of getting a divorce settlement during lockdown

It has been 11 weeks since the official COVID-19 lockdown began, and the doors of the family courts have remained firmly shut, leaving couples in the middle of a financial dispute in their divorce, in limbo. Although the courts are ...

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Different ways to a divorce settlement

When you have taken the difficult step of deciding to divorce, working out your future arrangements for children, property, maintenance payments and shared business interests can lead to a great deal of anguish. If you have not come to an ...

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Mixed gender mediators get best results

In this article, published in The Times’ ‘The Brief’ on 22 November 2016, accredited mediator Michelle Uppal, partner and head of the divorce and finance team at Miles & Partners, looks at the impact of gender on mediation and explores the ...

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Miles & Partners Solicitors & Advocates, London

Miles & Partners expands family services to offer mediation

Miles & Partners are pleased to announce that our divorce and matrimonial finances partner Michelle Uppal now offers mediation services to Miles & Partners’ clients. Michelle recently completed her professional qualification as a family mediator with the Family Mediators Association, ...

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