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Jersey to potentially lead the way on divorce

Last weekend, Jersey’s government launched a Facebook Live consultation with the islanders regarding their views on the island’s divorce laws, as they look to refresh them after some 70 years. The social media live chat consultation is seen as Jersey’s first step in a wide ranging consultation with the public on divorce reforms, anticipated to take place later this year. …

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Modern families at the precipice

The Modern Families Index is the most comprehensive survey of how working families manage the balance between work and family life in the UK, published annually by charity Working Families and Bright Horizons Family Solutions. The survey provides a snapshot into the lives of  working families from across the UK, with some 2,750 working parents with at least one dependent child aged 13 or younger …

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Cost of divorce laid bare to separating couples

The start of a new year frequently coincides with parties initiating court proceedings for matters concerning divorce, finances and disputes regarding children. The media widely reports of “Divorce Day“, although such focus is a fallacy – the reality is that no client times divorce proceedings to coincide with an artificial construct such as this. Family law matters are rarely treated …