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First Hundred Years Machaela O'Brien

First Hundred Years: Machaela O’Brien

Posted on October 16, 2019, by Machaela O'Brien

This year marks the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act, which paved the way for women to become lawyers…

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More support is needed for those struggling with thoughts of suicide

More support is needed for those struggling with thoughts of suicide

Posted on October 10, 2019

On World Mental Health Day, Poppy Phipps from Coodes Solicitors’ Family team encourages everyone to talk more openly about mental…

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annual review on violence

Annual CPS Violence Against Women and Girls report highlights the difficulties faced by victims of abuse

Posted on September 13, 2019, by Machaela O'Brien

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has released their annual review on violence against women and girls. Machaela O’Brien, Family Executive…

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Domestic abuse study highlights the dangers of controlling behaviour

Domestic abuse study highlights the dangers of controlling behaviour

Posted on September 03, 2019

Fleur Uren, Paralegal in Coodes Solicitors Family team, comments on groundbreaking research that reveals controlling behaviour as an early indicator…

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Don't forget your pension schemes if you're getting divorced.

Don’t forget your pension schemes if you are getting divorced

Posted on July 29, 2019, by Karen Pritchard

Many couples fail to consider their pension schemes when they are going through a divorce or dissolving a civil partnership….

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Report on domestic abuse in rural areas is ‘shocking but not surprising’

Report on domestic abuse in rural areas is ‘shocking but not surprising’

Posted on July 17, 2019, by Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans, Partner in Coodes Solicitors’ Family team, is shocked, but not surprised by the National Rural Crime Network’s report…

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Tackling elder financial abuse from a spouse or partner

Tackling financial elder abuse from a spouse or partner

Posted on June 14, 2019, by Sarah Evans

Financial elder abuse is often associated with scams carried out by professional fraudsters, but it can also occur in a…

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What is domestic abuse and what help is available?

What is domestic abuse and what help is available?

Posted on May 15, 2019, by Shelley Workman

Shelley Workman from Coodes Solicitors’ Family team outlines some of the different forms of domestic abuse and says that help…

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What is a Public Law Outline meeting and why have I been invited to one?

What is a Public Law Outline meeting and why have I been invited to one?

Posted on May 03, 2019, by Machaela O'Brien

Machaela O’Brien, Family Executive at Coodes Solicitors, outlines what a Public Law Outline meeting entails and why it is important…

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Divorce law: new legislation introduces no-fault divorce

Divorce law: new legislation introduces no-fault divorce

Posted on April 10, 2019, by Shelley Workman

Shelley Workman from Coodes Solicitors’ Family team welcomes the new divorce law reforms, allowing couples to apply for a no-fault…

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