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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 ...Read more
The advantages of mediation to resolve a family dispute
‘All conflicts are capable of peaceful resolution,’ said Nelson Mandela, although it may be hard to envisage this when you are in the middle of a family dispute arising from a relationship breakdown. It is important to remember that family ...Read more
Reconciliation; can we change our minds about getting a divorce?
You are likely to have spent some weeks, months or perhaps even years contemplating getting a divorce before you decided to apply, and even then, you may still wonder if it is not too late to save your marriage, particularly ...Read more
Miles & Partners team among London’s top-ranking law firms in 2023 Legal 500
We are delighted that Miles & Partners once again sits among top-ranking law firms in London in the 2023 Legal 500 rankings for UK Solicitors. The firm has firmly retained its high tier ranking for three of its core practice ...Read more
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% ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more