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  Government Backing For Family Projects Welcomed By FDAC Campaigners  

A Government announcement of support for innovative schemes designed to keep families together has been welcomed by campaigners responsible for saving a court system helping prevent the children of parents addicted to drugs or alcohol from being taken into care. Children and Families Minister, Nadhim Zahawi, has promised £15 million to extend the work of Family […]

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  Plan Agreed to Revive Central Support For Pioneering Family Drug and Alcohol Court  

Plans have been agreed to revive support for a pioneering court system designed to help prevent the children of parents addicted to drugs or alcohol from being taken into care. The Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) National Unit was forced to close late last year due to a lack of Government funding. However, a group […]

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  Hall Brown Appoints London Office Head as National Caseload Expands  

One of the country’s most dynamic family law firms has announced the appointment of the new Head of its London office. Hall Brown Family Law has described recruiting Izzy Walsh to lead the firm’s growing team in the capital as another significant step in its development. Her arrival along with that Paralegal Nicola Noort coincides […]

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  Hall Brown in Discussions to Save Pioneering Family Court  

One of the country’s leading family law firms has been involved in discussions in an effort to save a pioneering court system designed to help prevent the children of parents addicted to drugs or alcohol from being taken into care. The co-founders of Hall Brown Family Law have described taking part in talks at the House of Lords […]

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  Hall Brown Growth Delivers Capital Progress  

One of the country’s most dynamic family law firms has announced that it is opening offices in London. Manchester-based Hall Brown Family Law has indicated that the decision as “a natural and very necessary response” to an increase in the number of its clients living the South East. Managing Partner and co-founder James Brown described […]

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  Quarter of Couples Split up over Prenup Rows  

A quarter of British couples split up during preparations for their wedding because of arguments about prenuptial agreements. One of the country’s leading law firms has reported that 21 per cent of engagements were broken off after consulting lawyers about the prospect of having a pre-marital contract. Sam Hall, the Senior Partner with Hall Brown […]

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  Divorcing Couples Rowing Over Horses as “Surrogate Children”  

Divorcing British couples are now more likely to go to court to contest ownership of horses than any other animal. One of the country’s leading family law firms has reported that five per cent of separating husbands and wives argue about who should keep and pay for horses. Alice Couriel, a Solicitor with Hall Brown […]

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  Prenup Loyalty Clauses Triggering ‘Diarised’ Divorces  

Almost 10 per cent of couples who marry after signing prenuptial agreements are divorcing because of ‘loyalty payments’ contained in the documents. One of the country’s leading family law firms has reported a recent surge in wives deciding to end their marriages after reaching wedding anniversaries entitling them to greater incremental proportions of their husbands’ […]

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  Court Delays Fuel Rise in ‘Bupa-Style’ Divorce  

Delays caused by court closures and more individuals representing themselves has prompted a rise in the number of professional couples opting for ‘BUPA-style’ divorces. One of the country’s leading family law firms has reported a 200 per cent increase in family arbitrations in the space of just a year. Hall Brown Family Law claimed more […]

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  Digital Dalliances and Business Dealings See Multiple Marital Infidelities ‘Skyrocket’  

Smartphones, dating websites and business networking are being blamed for a dramatic rise in the number of spouses being divorced for cheating on them with multiple partners. One of the country’s leading family law firms has reported that divorces featuring multiple extra-marital infidelities have increased by almost 30 per cent over the last five years. […]

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