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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, insights and free advice.

  • 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, this final piece explores the situation you could inherit if your partner passes away. By taking a couple of simple steps, you can safeguard your future and make life easier for those left behind. Please drop me a line if you’d like to talk this through....

  • 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......