Family Law News

Domestic violence specialists join Lancashire law firm

Child care and survivor-support service receives boost Vincents Solicitors has expanded its specialist family and child care team once again with tw...

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New No Fault Divorce – the changes explained

New divorce laws coming into effect on April 6th 2022 will introduce the No Fault Divorce. The biggest reforms for half a century, the new rules will...

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Deluge of divorce cases expected this spring

New ‘No Fault’ rules come in to force on April 6th Lancashire’s Vincents Solicitors is gearing up for an expected spike in divorce ...

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Childcare blog

Nina Ellement is a former local authority solicitor, now part of Vincents’ specialist childcare team. Having worked on both sides of childcare c...

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County council’s legal lead lands new role with Vincents

Nina Ellement, formerly head of legal at Cumbria County Council, has joined Vincents Solicitors in Preston. A senior solicitor with more than 20 years...

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Vincents’ new family hire brings old adversary into the fold

New divorce lawyer was ‘worthy opponent’ An experienced divorce specialist has joined Lancashire’s Vincents Solicitors in the famil...

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New Year divorce rate expected to soar in 2021

Lancashire solicitor says enquiries are already on the up This January is expected to see one of the highest divorce enquiry rates ever. Staff at La...

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Lockdown and strong housing market spur separations

Divorce cases are soaring across the country according to experts. The Citizens Advice Bureau says online searches for “Getting a divorce”...

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No more blame game in no-blame divorce plan

Changes expected to divorce laws in England and Wales Changes are expected to divorce laws in England and Wales later this year as the government put...

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The crucial contract with the Bank of Mum and Dad

It’s every parent’s wish to do the best for their children, but good intentions can sometimes have unintended consequences and leave every...

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Tis the season to be jolly, but not everyone feels that way.

In fact, it is often the season to feel grumpy, cross, unappreciated, overwhelmed and even depressed. As much as Christmas is meant to be about comin...

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Vincents Solicitors secures Legal Aid contract for child cases

Law firm can provide children and families with extra support Vincents Solicitors has secured new Legal Aid contracts for childcare cases in Lancashi...

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Pickup leaves Vincents for Royal appointment

Queen calls family solicitor to the bench Vincents Solicitors has said goodbye to family lawyer Allan Pickup who is to take up a new role as a Distri...

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Cohabiting couples overestimate their rights

A recent survey has found 35% of cohabitees believe they have the same rights as married couples But that misconception could cost them dear as cohab...

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You Must Remain Married judge tells wife

The sad conclusion of the Owens divorce case has far-reaching repercussions for couples wanting to split This recent decision upheld in the Court of ...

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Wyatt vs Vince Post Divorce Financial Settlement

There is indignation even outrage in the tabloid press and this time it’s not about BREXIT! It’s about a wife bringing a claim against h...

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Dishonest disclosure punished in Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has made it very clear, in its latest ruling in the cases of Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil, that if a spous...

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 The impact of the delayed divorce battle

The decision by the Supreme Court to allow a wife’s claim to proceed 20 years after divorce has triggered much debate, but is the ruling as mad ...

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Wyatt vs Vince Financial Ruling

Wyatt vs Vince The importance of a Financial Remedy Order as part of your Divorce Settlement Mark Mosley Head of Family Law at Vincent’s comme...

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Family Dispute Resolution Week

24-28 November 2014 Find out how you can choose a better way to separate for you, your family and your future. Vincents are supporting Resolution...

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 Let’s Have a Quickie

You read time and again in the papers of celebrity couples obtaining a “quickie divorce”. Or online divorce companies promising a “q...

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 New Year Divorce Options Advice

Looking for a new start in the new year but fear a divorce will be acrimonious and expensive? Mark Mosley, head of family law at Vincents Solicitors, ...

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Should companies be afraid of the Divorce Lawyer?

After the recent Supreme Court Ruling in the case of Prest vs Petrodel Mark Mosley, Head of Family Law at Vncents Solicitors explains why Company Sha...

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Pre-nup in haste repent at leisure

Mark Mosley Partner and Head of Family Law at Vincents comments: "You should be looking forward to the big day so why spoil it by leaving the pre...

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 Shelter Report finds 3.6m people continue to live together after Separation

A report by housing Charity Shelter found that 3.6million people are still sharing a home with their ex as a consequence of the recession. Mark Mos...

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Keeping financial secrets from your ex when negotiating your Divorce and agreeing on a financial settlement could come back to haunt you, as a recent ...

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 Is getting Divorced a New Year resolution made on the spur of the moment or has Christmas been the final straw?

Family lawyers will tell you the busiest period for them taking on new Instructions is January and February. Of course the decision to Divorce or sep...

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Legal Aid Cuts

Thousands of people facing family breakdown will end up without legal representation because changes to legal aid. The government have successfully ...

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The state versus the church row over same sex marriages has escalated with the Church responding to the government’s proposals to allow same se...

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A new Children and Families Bill has been announced in the Queen's Speech at the state opening of Parliament. The Bill will implement plans to allow...

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Following the news that the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2010-2012 bill has been given Royal Assent and therefore passed as ...

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As from April 2013, Legal Aid known as Public Funding will no longer be available to those who seek divorce or are involved in a children/contact dis...

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