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Sorting out finances on divorce

Posted: 11th October 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Family Justice Council has issued guidance for litigants in person. With Legal aid no longer available to most people, even those on very low incomes, more & people have…

Thinking of Separation or divorce, why you should consider Collaborative procedure

Posted: 31st August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

It works. Collaborative Family Law has a fantastic success rate, much higher than family mediation and it produces positive result for both separating partners unlike Court proceedings. Its quick. Much…

Children’s Maintenance -how much should I pay/get?

Posted: 1st August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Child Maintenance Service can assess maintenance but a fee is payable and many parents prefer to work it out for themselves and use the Child Support Regulations just or…

What is the difference between Mediation and Collaborative Family Law?

Posted: 25th July 2016

By: Helen Jackson

I have been asked this twice this week in WIRE meetings.  Most people have heard of Mediation and have a general idea of what it’s about. You might even have…

In Work Poverty

Posted: 12th April 2016

By: Kay Heald

What is In Work Poverty? In Work Poverty (or Income Poverty) is defined as those living in a household with an equivalent disposable income below 60% of the national median. How…