What is mediation?

Mediation is essentially a negotiation facilitated by a neutral third party. The neutral third party will help you to reach an agreement with your spouse or partner. This can be in relation to children, finances, or any other situation or issue you need help negotiating. Both spouses have to be willing to negotiate for this…

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How much will a divorce cost?

The court fee for petitioning for divorce is £550. If you instruct solicitors, you will also have to pay their fees for preparing the divorce petition, corresponding with your spouse and applying for decree nisi and decree absolute. If the divorce goes smoothly (i.e. your spouse agrees to the divorce), D&G Family Law estimates that…

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Parental Responsibility

Parental Responsibility means all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority that a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property by law. A child’s mother will always have Parental Responsibility for her child. A child’s father usually has Parental Responsibility if he is either registered as the child’s father,…

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