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Owens v Owens – highlighting the need for no-fault divorce

On Friday 24th March, the Court of Appeal dismissed Mrs Owens’ appeal in a defended divorce case, effectively stating that she must remain married to her husband or wait until she has been separated from him for five years. Mrs Owens petitioned for divorce as all divorcing couples do, relying on the one ground for…


Rise in Over 65s Marriage and Divorce Rates

Thought marriage was out of vogue? Think again. According to the most recent data made available by the Office for National Statistics, there has been an increase in the number of brides and grooms getting married aged over 65.  According to the latest marriage data this shows an increase of 46% in the last decade. …


Supreme Court rules against Father over term time holiday

The Supreme Court issued the much anticipated judgement in Isle of Wight Council v Platt this morning, ruling in favour of the Council. The ruling turns on the interpretation of the word ‘regularly’ when considering attendance. If a child of compulsory school age ‘fails to attend regularly’ then his or her parent is guilty of…


Travelling Abroad with Children

Do you have a different surname to your child? Cohabiting couples are on the increase in the UK, being the fastest growing family type between 1996 and 2016, more than doubling from 1.5 million families to 3.3 million families[1]. Add that to the number of couples with children who divorce and then either re-marry or…


Telephone Issues During the Festive Period

We unfortunately experienced technical issues with our phone messaging system over the festive period closure resulting in callers being unable to leave a message.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and are currently attempting to call anyone who tried to contact A2…We unfortunately experienced technical issues with our phone messaging system over…


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