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Child Arrangements During COVID-19 Lockdown

ASK THE EXPERTS Child Arrangements During COVID-19 Lockdown   In a series of blogs we are putting questions to our expert lawyers here at Price Slater Gawne to provide valuable information during these unusual times. Today, Family Solicitor Carole Nettleton answers a number of questions regarding family relationships and child arrangements during COVID -19 lockdown. […]

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Divorce During COVID-19 Lockdown – Part 2

ASK THE EXPERTS Divorce During COVID-19 Lockdown The process of divorce can raise a number of questions at any time, however, during the COVID-19 lockdown, we have received a number of questions from clients regarding how their proceedings may be affected. Our Family Law Consultant, Carole Nettleton has answered some of the recent frequently asked […]

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Divorce During COVID-19 Lockdown – Part 1

ASK THE EXPERTS Divorce During COVID-19 Lockdown In a series of blogs, we are putting questions to our expert lawyers here at Price Slater Gawne to provide information during these unusual times. Today, we are asking questions of our Family Law Consultant, Carole Nettleton about relationships and divorce during COVID-19 lockdown.   1. Can I […]

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Arrangements for Children during COVID-19 Lockdown

Arrangements for Children during lockdown – parents warned by Head of Family Courts not to exploit lockdown For many separated families, child arrangements will be an issue raising many questions and concerns during the COVID 19 lockdown period with parents questioning the appropriate course of action. We recently discussed the Government’s regulations regarding contact with […]

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#YouAreNotAlone

Figures released recently show that a surge in domestic abuse is now beginning to emerge as couples spend enforced time together at home during the COVID-19 lockdown. More than 25 organisations helping victims of violence in the home have reported an increase in their caseload since the start of the UK epidemic. The National Domestic […]

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Can I change my Will?

Making a Will is vital if you want to ensure that that your wishes are carried out and your loved ones remain secure when you’re no longer around. But once you’ve made a Will, can it be changed? Our clients often ask us “Can I change my will” and the answer is yes! Indeed, we […]

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The Court of Protection and your Deputy – Covid19 Update

During recent weeks you may feel as though the world around you has been turned on its head. We now find ourselves living under unprecedented restrictions in the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic that will no doubt have wide-reaching and long-lasting impacts. Whilst there are positives to be taken from this event – more […]

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Coronavirus – Can I still have contact with my child?

When social distancing rules were initially introduced, there was a lot of confusion and anxiety among parents about whether contact visits could go ahead or not. The Government have now made the position clear with The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (‘The Regulations’). These Regulations were issued on 26th March 2020. The regulations […]

Cohabitation Agreements – Are they set in stone?

We recently discussed cohabitation agreements and their function in enabling cohabiting couples to formally outline their wishes, taking into consideration a time when they may no longer be together. One question this has raised is whether these wishes are then ‘set in stone’ or whether it is possible to alter such agreements. The simple answer: […]

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Parental Rights in Surrogacy

In 2019, the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law commission called for a new surrogacy pathway to be considered to replace what are deemed to be antiquated laws. The process of surrogacy is recognised by the UK Government as a legitimate way of building a family. However, the laws surrounding the […]