Gill Wright

Partner | Head of Family

Articles by Gill Wright

Family Mediation Week - Free MIAM

The week of 11-15 January 2016 is Family Mediation Week. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness of mediation and its benefits for separating families. During Family Mediation Week Gill
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Family Dispute Resolution Week - 23rd - 29th November 2015

The week of 23-29 November 2015 is Family Dispute Resolution Week. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness of different ways of resolving issues which often arise as a result of a breakdown in
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Increase in Divorcing Couples using Mediation

The Law Society Gazette has reported that despite Government statistics showing a drop in publicly-funded mediation, private mediation between divorcing couples is on the increase. This supports
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Focus on Pre-Nuptial Agreements

What is a pre-nuptial agreement? Pre-nuptial agreements (also known as pre-marital agreements) seek to regulate in advance of your marriage what is to happen to your assets should the marriage
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Pensions on Divorce

Pensions When there is a divorce or the dissolution of a civil partnership one of the most valuable assets to be considered is the pension rights of one or other of the parties. There are
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A Glossary of Family Law Jargon

A Child A person under the age of 18. Financial  Relief Claims, most for financial orders, arising from divorce, judicial separation or nullity petitions. CAFCASS Children and Family
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Removing a Child from the UK

Where no Order is in place a parent may be committing a criminal offence if they take a child abroad without the written consent of all others with parental responsibility for the child. If the
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