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    News Category: Children matters

    • 8 December 2020

      Christmas Bubbles – what do the lockdown rules mean for Christmas childcare arrangements for separated parents?

      Christmas this year is going to look very different for most. Recently the Government announced that there would be an easing of the lockdown provisions over the 5 days of Christmas, from the 23rd to 27th December. During this festive period, anyone will be allowed to form a ‘Christmas bubble’ with up to two other households (three households in total). However, you can only be in one Christmas bubble and your Christmas bubble cannot change. Read more

    • 30 November 2020

      What is a ‘Good Divorce’?

      This week, 30th November to 4th December 2020, marks Resolution’s Annual “Good Divorce” week but is there such a thing as a ‘Good Divorce’ and what does the term actually mean? Read more

    • 27 November 2020

      Good Divorce Week 2020

      30th November to 4th December 2020 marks Resolution’s annual ‘Good Divorce’ week. Each year, the raising awareness week has a different focus. This year, the focus is on Resolution’s Code of Practice. Read more

    • 23 November 2020

      Christmas is coming – Family Law: time to get organised before it is too late.

      Coronavirus has had an enormous impact on everyone’s daily lives and Christmas this year is likely to be very different to those we have enjoyed in the past.  Children will still be excited and separated parents will have the challenge of not only agreeing arrangements for their children but also complying with ever-changing Government guidelines. Read more

    • 11 November 2020

      Emerald Priscott joins Steeles Law

      Steeles Law is delighted to introduce Emerald Priscott as their new Family and Contested Probate Solicitor.  Emerald joins Steeles from a well-established Legal 500 ranked Norwich law firm and is highly regarded in the legal field. Read more

    • 21 October 2020

      Amending a Child Arrangement Order: Family Law Q&A

      A Child Arrangements Order commonly deals with residence and contact; equally, it can address more specific issues such as religion, choice of school and holiday arrangements. It can also prevent certain actions, such as moving away from the area. Changes to an existing Child Arrangement order can be made, however they should not be used to punish a parent and you should try to speak to the other parent or guardian before considering amends. Read more

    • 17 June 2020

      Family Law – getting to know your solicitor

      Going through a relationship breakdown can be an emotional and worrying time for the whole family, they can be a source of great emotional pain and grief. It is common to find yourself amongst the Google searches looking for ‘who are the best family solicitors near me?’ or ‘how do I choose a family law solicitor?’ Read more

    • 10 June 2020

      Child Arrangement Order Q&A

      When parents separate, it’s important to make sure child arrangements are in place which benefit the children and work best for them. Read more

    • 10 April 2020

      Step Parents and Parental Responsibility

      Step families are increasingly a part of every day life but what are the differences between a step parent’s legal rights and a biological parent’s? Read more

    • 1 April 2020

      Coronavirus: Family Courts in Partial Lockdown

      What are the alternatives for families during the outbreak? Read more