Changes to the Family Procedure Rules introduced at the end of April have been adopted to encourage individuals to utilise alternative means to resolve Family Law disputes, rather than litigating through the courts.

Charlotte Hirst, a paralegal at Staffordshire Family Law Solicitors explains: “For some time, there has been a requirement on people to attend a “Mediation Information Assessment Meeting” (known as a MIAM) prior to issuing an application to the court, to consider...

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Understanding Spousal Maintenance

If you are going through a divorce, you may understandably be worried about what happens next and what the financial implications are for you going forward. This article will help you understand the issue of spousal maintenance, but is no substitute for getting the...

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