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Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors

Vantage Point,

Pynes Hill

Exeter,

Devon,

EX2 5FD

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Latest News

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

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More, longer, cases: Is the court system broken?

The family court system has been under increasing pressure for years, suffering from rising caseloads, closing courts and lack of resources, amongst other problems. Is the court system broken?

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The firm is recognised nationally at The Law Society Awards

Founder and MD Ian Walker won in the Sole Practitioner of the Year category at The Law Society Awards and the firm were highly commended in the Excellence in Practice Management category.

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Inclusion Week 2021

This week is National Inclusion Week which is designed to celebrate everyday inclusion in all of it's forms. This year's theme is based on unity so some of our team got together to create a video

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We are delighted to win two legal awards

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

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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?

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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.

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Divorce moves fully online

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

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We are recruiting – Receptionist / Legal Secretary / Administrator

We are recruiting – Receptionist/Legal Secretary/Administrator. We are an award winning specialist Family Law Solicitors Practice; Modern Law Boutique Practice (11+ Employees) 2020.

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Court fees to rise despite opposition

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

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Is Plymouth a divorce hotspot?

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’.

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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.

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