Blog & News

Family law is always changing and evolving.

 

Whether you are an existing client or looking to get in touch, my regular blogs explore how these changes might affect you, or someone you know, with tips, insight and guidance.*

 

* The contents of these blog articles are not intended as legal advice but a general guide. For specific advice about your own situation, legal advice should always be obtained.

  • With the news that Covid vaccinations have begun for 12-15 year olds throughout the UK this week, this has proved to be a controversial topic which has divided opinion. Should children aged 12-15 receive the vaccination? Do children have any say in this? What happens if parents can’t agree on whether or not their child should be vaccinated?...

  • The journey to parenthood isn’t always easy. Surrogacy is one option but key changes in the law are on the horizon. Read on to learn more…...

  • Who pays when they fly the nest? Leaving school and heading off to college or university is a huge step for all – a wrench for the parent, the young person (sometimes!) and a real turning point in family life....

  • Civil Partnership Update. Are you looking to formalise your relationship in the months ahead? Is a traditional marriage not for you? If so, there is now another option to make things official. Read on...

  • Do you live with your partner? Nobody likes to imagine life without their loved one but it’s a life event we should all consider. In what is the last of my series of Cohabitation blogs...

  • If like many, lockdown has placed too much of a strain on your relationship and you decide to separate, where does that leave you financially? Read on for more information....

  • The first national “lockdown” in March 2020 caused many couples to press the accelerator on their relationship and move in together. Perhaps without giving much thought to the legal implications. One year on, in this mini-series...

  • If you are going through a separation or divorce, cost can be a big concern and many can be reluctant to ask questions about price. In her latest video, Amanda explains how much separation and divorce can cost, covering fixed fees, hourly rates...

  • Broughty Spotlight February 2021. With Valentine’s Day a traditional time for engagements and weddings, should you consider saying “yes” to a prenup before the Big Day? We explore the reasons you might need one in the February edition....

  • I think it is too easy for lawyers to smirk or eye roll at some of our clients’ beliefs about divorce. At the end of the day, most have never been through the process before, so why should they know the intricacies of it - isn’t that why they come to see us? ...

  • Links to news articles published around the launch of the new website about Amanda's new business....

  • In the January edition of Broughty Spotlight, we look at the alternatives to court for anyone involved in a separation/divorce. You can read the full article here...

  • To coincide with our launch, we were pleased to feature in the December 2020 edition of the Broughty Spotlight. Incase you missed it, you can read the full editorial here...

  • What does the term ‘family’ mean to you? More than ever before, the definitions are endless.  The days of mum, dad and two kids are no longer typical with the term meaning different things to different people. Living amongst us all is a combination of......