Five things to look for in a Family Law Solicitor

As the person who will be handling your family law matter (whether it’s divorce or civil partnership dissolution, financial settlement, or an application in respect of arrangements for your children) it’s essential that your solicitor is someone that you trust…

Mark Heptinstall Named Top Solicitor

On Sunday 10th April the Sunday Times published their first supplement listing the Top 175 Solicitors in the UK based on reviews on the independent consumer ratings website VouchedFor.co.uk. We are proud, but not at all surprised, to say that…

By Slater Heelis

Parental Leave and Pay Can Be Shared with Grandparents from 2018

Working grandparents will have the option to share parental leave with their son or daughter to look after their grandchildren as part of the parental leave allowance. The current system allows both the mother and father of the newborn child…

By Slater Heelis

Increase to Divorce Fee

The court fee to start divorce proceedings was increased on Monday 21 March from £410 to £550. This change comes quickly after the previous increase in July 2013, when the fee rose to £410 from £340. In spite of criticism…

By Slater Heelis