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25 April was ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’

  25 April is the official ‘Parental Alienation Awareness Day’.  This is a term that many people will never have heard before, but many children and their parents will have experienced. Parental Alienation (PAS)  exists in many forms and the harm that is does to parents – and to the children – is inestimable. International parenting […]

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Domestic Abuse – I thought I could handle it

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Saying bad things about Mummy: Co-parenting through divorce and separation

  In Psychology Today, Edward Kruk has written of 11-15% of the children of divorcing parents suffering the effects of implacable hostility. In the UK, where roughly 250,000 divorces are granted every year, that estimate would equate to some 50,000-75,000 children every year. The parent labelled with ‘implacable hostility’ is unable to see any value […]

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The average cost of divorce in the UK

I’ve just received a copy of the survey conducted recently for the Legal Services Board (LSB). The LSB wish to understand how the price of common legal services purchased by individual consumers changes over time and this research sought to establish a set of baseline prices paid for a number of relatively straight forward scenarios. […]

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Sir Hugh Bennett lecture on Family Arbitration April 2016

For those family lawyers who are still not sure about the benefits of Family Arbitration, Resolution Family Lawyer and Mediator Nadia Beckett (also an Arbitrator) explains!

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Top Tips for Lawyers using Social Media

Working in the legal field, it’s very easy to get caught up using legal terminology. One of the most important strategies for engaging people when using social media is to remain… social. Use friendly, down-to-earth natural language and avoid legal jargon. Remember that people love stories… most of us were brought up on ‘Once upon […]

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