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July 2017

Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017

By |2017-07-31T08:27:36+01:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law|

We are delighted that Francesca Greenfield has been shortlisted for the Family Law Award in the 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards!  Fran is a committed and passionate family lawyer - find out more about her here: [...]

Travelling abroad with your child who has a different surname?

By |2017-07-05T15:52:06+01:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

Are you taking your child on holiday abroad?   Do you have a different surname to your child?  Consider these tips before travelling to avoid any pitfalls 1.If you are separated or divorced from the [...]

We’re having a Summer Sale!

By |2017-07-05T12:25:01+01:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News, Wills & Probate Law|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We're having a Summer Sale!  Instruct us in July, August or September 2017 to receive 25% off the costs of wills, lasting powers of attorney or fixed fee divorces. Contact our Wakefield office on 01924 [...]

Emergency Injunctions and Occupation Orders (Protection Orders) – Family Law

By |2017-07-05T11:34:31+01:00July 5th, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

Yesterday was a good day for my client.... I often have to deal with urgent applications to court. Many of those applications are for clients who have been subjected to domestic violence and abuse within [...]

Meet the Team – Sally Wadsworth – Family Law Paralegal

By |2017-07-04T15:42:02+01:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

I started work in a solicitors practice as an Office Junior just over 30 years ago.  I made the tea, photocopied and hand delivered local post amongst other duties.  I used an old typewriter which meant [...]

June 2017

Meet our team – Francesca Greenfield

By |2017-06-26T16:59:05+01:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|Tags: , , , , , |

We asked Francesca to tell us a bit more about herself: What made you decide to become a solicitor? When my school careers officer asked where I wanted to do work experience, aged 16, I [...]

May 2017

April 2017

Changes to UK divorce law are called for again following divorce refusal

By |2017-04-21T08:43:36+01:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: Family Law|

Many people will have seen the unusual Court of Appeal decision made recently in the case of Owen v Owen. The wife, Tini Owen who was the Petitioner in this case, was said to be [...]

March 2017

5 top tips for separated parents

By |2017-03-28T09:01:04+01:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: Child Care Law, Family Law, News|

In November 2017, I will be celebrating 10 years post-qualification experience and 10 years specialising in children and family law.  As a member of the Law Society Children Law Accreditation Scheme, I’ve represented numerous children [...]