Category Archives: Family law solicitors

Stantons Supports National Storytelling Week

National Story Telling Week, January 26 to 2 February 1013, is a series of events organised by the Society for Storytelling (http://sfs.org.uk) and supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council.  Its aims include increasing public awareness of the … Continue reading

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TomKat – A model divorce.

Well, let’s just take a step back a minute. It would appear that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have agreed terms for their divorce, amicably, in 11 days. In doing so they have avoided the humungous court costs and deprived … Continue reading

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In Suri Cruise’s Shoes?

So Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are splitting up – no surprises there. The terms of the Pre-Nup are dusted off and reinterpreted – no surprises there. Katie Holmes avows in the press to seek “sole custody” of their one … Continue reading

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Grocer offering legal advice?

Following the much publicised launch of another High Street initiative aiming at “popularising” legal services, South East Business News (July 2012), has predicted the sound of the death knells for the smaller legal practice. Tina Williams of City law firm … Continue reading

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Stantons beats the Government with Divorce Advice

The Sunday Times (24/6/12) announced that the Government is to produce a guide on how to conduct a marital or relationship breakdown amicably.  Particular attention is to be focussed on ‘how not to quarrel in front of the children’, and … Continue reading

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Dads and Contact

Research suggests that one in three dads loses contact with their children within three years of separation (if that is true). Sitting as a Deputy District Judge in the Principal Registry, I see how this happens and to be fair … Continue reading

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Early Neutral Evaluation – FDR with fewer tears?

In divorce proceedings a crucial stage is the Financial Dispute Resolution hearing or FDR. The FDR is a form of early neutral evaluation: in an informal setting the Judge expresses a view about the likely outcome of the dispute in … Continue reading

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