No-Fault Divorce: Guidance from NJP Solicitors

The landscape of divorce law in England and Wales has undergone a fundamental transformation. As of April 6, 2022, the no-fault divorce system, a change long-awaited and campaigned for, is now in effect. At NJP Solicitors, we’re here to guide you through these changes, ensuring a smoother, more straightforward process in your divorce or civil…

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How To Find A Good Divorce Solicitor

Divorce is a difficult and emotional process, and finding the right solicitor to guide you through it is crucial. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. In this article, we’ll discuss how to find a good divorce solicitor and what to look for in your search. Why is…

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Is everything divided equally on divorce?

For most people getting divorced their biggest concern will be what share of the matrimonial assets they receive. And as with so many things, there are a lot of misconceptions about how the law divides assets on divorce. One misconception is that everything is always divided equally. Whilst there is some truth in this, the…

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Tech abuse, home working and email applications – June family law news update

Domestic abuse charity launches tech safety website Refuge, the domestic abuse charity, has launched anew website, RefugeTechSafety.org, with dedicated resources for survivors, after seeing an increase in the number of referrals of complex cases of tech abuse. Refuge says that between April 2020 and May 2021, it saw on average a 97% increase in the number of complex tech abuse cases…

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Fathers involvement in the justice system, record divorce award and new protections for abuse victims – June family law news roundup

Research looks at fathers in the family justice system A research partnership between the University of East Anglia and Lancaster University has provided new evidence about fathers’ involvement in care and recurrent care proceedings in England. The researchers analysed anonymised family court records for more than 73,000 fathers appearing in care proceedings between 2010/11 and…

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Concerns raised over the use of remote court hearings

Since the introduction of social distancing measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic the family court has widely adopted the use of remote court hearings, in which some or all of the participants take part via telephone or video link. Whilst remote hearings are not entirely new, and whilst it had for some time been intended…

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