Coles Miller provides legal advice to gay, lesbian and transgender couples considering surrogacy or donor conception as a means of starting a family.
Too many separating couples go straight to court and incur significant costs after months of legal wrangling because they don’t know how mediation can save them money, says Coles Miller.
Clients from London and Brighton are contacting Mr Perrins for legal advice because of his experience in these specialist areas of the law.
The Southampton office is one of a number of new regional Divorce Centres designed to speed up the processing of applications. Previously all the work was done by district judges at local courts.
September is the second busiest month of the year for divorce and separation, exceeded only by January.
Unmarried couples are strongly recommended to consider a cohabitation agreement and a declaration of trust to protect their finances and property. They should also have wills drawn up.
Poole-born Richard has six years of experience as a family law solicitor. He deals with a wide range of legal issues including divorce, finances and children arrangements.
Lord Justice Pitchford’s message to a non-working divorced mother to “just get on with it” and get a job opens the door for legal challenges to existing maintenance orders, warn solicitors Coles Miller.
Coles Miller Partner Emma Hamilton Cole has just become the first solicitor at the firm to gain Help and Support for Separated Families (HSSF) accreditation.
HSSF solicitors specialise in resolving conflict among couples that are separating.
Bournemouth & District Law Society’s new President Simon Steele-Williams is urging greater collaboration between lawyers for the benefit of their clients.
Mr Steele-Williams - a litigation solicitor and Partner at Dorset-based Coles Miller - is encouraging lawyers to work together more closely to help save clients’ time and money.
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