Family Law Blog 2019-04-04T09:55:35+00:00

Who gets the dog?

We’re a nation of dog-lovers. It’s estimated that us Brits spend £12bn a year on ‘man’s best friend.’ So, who gets the treasured pooch in the divorce? The [...]

Who gets the house?

For most of us, the family home is often the asset with greatest financial value. Not surprisingly, it’s also often the main sticking point in divorce proceedings.

What are the grounds for divorce?

To divorce, you must prove that your marriage has ‘irretrievably broken down.’  The test applied for this is establishing one of the five following grounds.

DIVORCE: What happens to the kids?

We’re often asked what are ‘normal’ arrangements for children when a couple separate.  In short there isn’t a simple answer that applies to all.  Every family is different, [...]

Divorce – a simple guide

Divorce can be a terribly difficult time for a couple/their children.  Here, family solicitor Nicola Gibbs gives a simple overview of the legal process of a divorce. [...]

Pre-nups on the up?

Pre-nup – why would you want one? Not worth the paper they’re written on!  Nicola Gibbs (family solicitor and director at Quanticks) explains what they’re all about, and [...]