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Two into one won’t go: Dividing assets in a small money case
Dividing assets. It is relatively rare for a financial remedies case involving small or modest assets to be reported. However, a report of the judgment in such a case was published last week, it contains lessons for all divorcing couples
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors are thrilled to have won two awards at the Devon and Somerset Law Society Legal Awards this month. Kim Stradling, leading child law expert & founder, Mediator and Solicitor Ian Walker also won
I believe the other parent is taking drugs – what can I do?
Misuse of illegal drugs is sadly an issue that is commonly raised in disputes between parents over arrangements for their children. But what can you do if you suspect that the other parent is taking drugs?
Wives don’t have to lose out on pensions when they divorce
The University of Manchester published a report analysing data on pensions and divorce. Husbands have substantially more private pension wealth than wives. Wives don’t have to lose out on pensions when they divorce.
HM Courts and Tribunals Service (‘HMCTS’), which is responsible for the administration of the courts in England and Wales, has announced that as from today, 13th September, lawyers acting for clients in divorce proceedings must use the
The Government has indicated that it intends to go ahead with court fee increases, despite widespread opposition to the move.
The decision comes in response to a consultation carried out by the Ministry of Justice
It has been reported that Plymouth is one of the top ten cities in the country for people searching the internet for information on divorce.
The report suggests that Plymouth, where one of our offices is located, may be a ‘divorce hotspot’.
We shortlisted for Family Law Awards 2021: FAMILY LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR -SOUTH and we have opportunities to join our team.
The shortlist and winners have been chosen by a judging panel made up of the heads of the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children, along with Family Law editors and publishing executives.
I founded Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors in 2012. We are leading divorce and family law solicitors in the South-West
Our growth has been driven by client demand and because we have been able to meet this demand by attracting outstanding solicitors to our team. We are all committed members of Resolution. I have been the elected Chair of the Devon region of Resolution for nearly a decade. I have a track record in progressive family law legal practice, promoting sensible family dispute resolution and practice innovation. I want to provide the best possible service for our clients. These are not empty words. Follow the link below to find out about our Service Guarantee.