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Fairness for Families – Why we need a commitment to family justice

9th December 2019

Andy Stout, an experienced family law solicitor at Tallents Solicitors in Newark has called upon the government to commit to supporting reforms to the family justice system, including the introduction of no-fault divorce.

The call is part of a countrywide campaign by Resolution, the national family justice body, whose members work to help families to resolve their disputes constructively, keeping the best interests of any children involved at the forefront.

Fairness for Families

After vital legislation on divorce reform and protection for victims of domestic abuse fell by the wayside due to the General Election, Resolution, which represents 6,500 family justice professionals in England and Wales, called on candidates to pledge to support their urgent re-introduction in the new Parliament. They are also calling for legal protection for unmarried couples, and funding for early legal advice, as part of their ‘Fairness for Families’ manifesto.

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Initial fixed fee family law meeting

24th May 2019
initial fixed fee family law meeting in Newark

At Tallents Solicitors, we understand that the thought of running up large legal bills can be worrying.

So, to make things easier to understand, we offer a fixed fee for an initial fixed fee family law meeting with one of our experienced family law solicitors at our Newark office, for only £100 plus VAT.

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Keeping kids first during Good Divorce Week

27th November 2018
No-fault divorce aim to reduce conflict between divorcing couples

Keeping kids first helps minimise fallout from family breakdown

Good Divorce Week, 26–30 November 2018

A Newark family lawyer is campaigning for a change in the divorce law during Good Divorce Week to reduce the fallout from divorce on children, after figures released today revealed the impact of conflict between separating parents.

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Low-conflict divorces – keeping it civil

16th March 2018
Figures released last year by the Office for National Statistics have shown that while divorces of opposite-sex couples increased 5.8% in 2016 compared with 2015, actual divorce rates in 2016 were over 20% lower than the peak in divorce rates in 2003 and 2004. “Divorce is stressful enough when it’s just the two of you involved,” says Helen Shaw, an… Read more

Hundreds of unmarried couples at risk of losing everything if the relationship breaks down

24th November 2017
A local family lawyers are calling on unmarried couples to take action to protect themselves, as they could be vulnerable if the relationship breaks down. Tallents Solicitors in Newark, Southwell & Mansfield made the calls as part of a national Cohabitation Awareness Week that was led by Resolution, who campaign for a fairer family justice system. Cohabitation Awareness Week from… Read more