Posts filed under: Family Law

The legal rights and protections for couples who live together without marrying—unmarried couples—are often misunderstood. Unlike married couples or those in civil partnerships, unmarried couples face a different set of legal challenges when it comes to the division of assets...
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In family law, the concept of joint applications for divorce has emerged as a progressive and compassionate approach to ending a marriage. At Midwinters Solicitors in Cheltenham, we recognise the significance of this development and are here to guide you...
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The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020, which came into effect on 6 April 2022, represents a monumental shift in the landscape of family law within the United Kingdom. As the most significant legislative reform in this arena in over...
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In April 2022, England and Wales underwent a significant legal transformation with the implementation of no-fault divorce laws. These laws aimed to streamline the process of separation by removing the requirement for assigning blame, making it easier for couples to...
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With family law, navigating disputes can be emotionally draining and financially burdensome. The conventional court system often exacerbates these challenges, thanks to its slow pace and the rigid structure that litigants must adhere to. However, there is a more efficient...
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Midwinters Family department have teamed up with Settify, a company that provides a secure online platform into which you can input information relevant to your case, prior to meeting with us. The purpose is to help minimise your worries, by...
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If you have decided to separate, you will need to give consideration to your financial position. It may be that you own property with your spouse, have savings, pensions or debts that all need to be dealt with. You may...
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If you have sadly concluded that your marriage is at an end, you may well be ready to consider beginning an application for a divorce. Midwinters Partner, Lucy Webley (lucy.webley@midwinters.co.uk), explains more: The divorce process changed dramatically in April 2022....
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