Family law is a tricky business and solicitors working in litigation need to have specific qualities which help them succeed in this area. Family law covers many highly personal and difficult areas of dispute, from access to children to financial assets. Therefore, the professionals you choose to work with need to supportive and understanding, as well as ready to fight your corner.
If your marriage is irretrievably damaged, sometimes divorce is the only option left open to you. While a divorce should always be the last resort, if it is inevitable you need to protect your rights and your property, and that means hiring a divorce lawyer who can look after your needs and guide you through every step of this emotionally-charged process. [Read more…]
Going through a divorce is a stressful, and often painful, experience. Although a lot of emotions will be running through your mind, it is important to remain focused on the task at hand. Regardless of how divorce proceedings are going, you need to have the right divorce lawyer on your side to represent your best interests. As you compare different attorneys, consider asking the following questions to find the best fit for your case. [Read more…]
Divorce can be difficult on everyone that is involved, but especially on children if they are caught between their parents. Usually, the court doesn’t decide matters of custody; it generally agrees with whatever the parents decide. However, if the parents cannot come to an agreement, then the courts may have to step in on matters of custody. [Read more…]
Civil mediation is a means by which two parties who are able to reach an agreement or resolve a dispute without having to go through litigation. A mediator helps the parties arrive at an agreement that is satisfactory to both. This method offers an alternative to court which is quicker, less expensive, and often easier on the relationship of the parties involved. Mediators are often able to come up with the kind of creative solutions that courts cannot provide. Mediators don’t take sides, nor do they make judgments, or give guidance. The role of the mediator is primarily to negotiate. [Read more…]