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Contact with your grandchild following divorce or separation

For most, memories of spending time with their grandparents will be fond and cherished ones, and vice versa. For many working couples, grandparents also provide valuable child care support for their grandchildren. However, when a couple decide to separate, the focus tends to be on when each of the parents will spend time with the…

Mogers Drewett proud to support local families

A large area of our work in the Family Team at Mogers Drewett involves us assisting our clients in making arrangements for their children. We are committed to providing advice and support which enables families to ensure that their children’s welfare is prioritised, in order to allow them to thrive even when their parents are…

Deal or No Deal – what will Brexit mean for Family Law?

Last year it seemed all we talked about was Brexit but then came Covid-19. Since March our focus changed but with 31st December deadline coming up fast the impact of Brexit whether there is a deal or not will soon be affecting us all. Family Solicitor Simon Walker discusses the implications of a ‘no-deal’ on…

The importance of technology in keeping families together

The newspapers and tabloids will often publish stories of celebrity divorce or couples arguing over their yachts, countryside mansions and beachside retreats.  However, for many people the reality of a divorce means that they are facing the prospect of stretching the family’s resources from supporting one household to supporting two. This can be particularly challenging…

Timing is key when divorcing online

The launch of the online divorce pilot by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is an exciting new development as the Family Courts move steadily towards a digitised service. Though initially only the divorce petition itself will be online, in coming months online issuing will be the norm not only for divorces but for…

Lockdown inspired family law practice for the better

Lockdown has forced us all to evaluate our lives and how we work and the family team at Mogers Drewett are no different. Family Partner, Rebecca Silcock shares how her team have embraced change and how those changes will benefit our clients. Video meetings Like many businesses that had tried but never fully committed to…

Options to beat divorce delays

The last few months have been unprecedented but as we all start to return to work and school, Family Partner Rebecca Silcock explores how Covid-19 is affecting divorce and the court process. While we are all starting to resume our daily lives, it is clear that the impact of Covid-19 in terms of back logs…

Divorce – DIY, Hybrid or Full Legal?

Whilst we are a society built on the service industry, the internet has made us all a bit more confident to have a go and DIY. Whether it is putting together furniture from Ikea or booking our own travel, the idea that we can save ourselves money is a big attraction. But what about DIY…

Welcome back to our offices

As we welcome clients back into our offices we understand that after a few months at home this might be a little daunting. Our ‘What to expect’ video, we hope, will answer any questions you may have and help put your mind at rest that your safety and that of our teams is our priority….

Domestic abuse – help is out there

With calls to the National Domestic Abuse helpline up by 80% in June as restrictions ease, there is a surge in people seeking refuge places to escape their abusers. Family Solicitor, Simon Walker discusses the rise in allegations of domestic abuse or controlling coercive behaviour and where to go for help if you need it….