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Brexit halts plans to move ahead with domestic abuse legislation

Concern over delays to Domestic Abuse Bill

Posted on November 26, 2018, by Lucy Theobald

During the 16 Days of Action for domestic abuse, Lucy Theobald, Partner in Coodes Solicitors’ Family Team, says new domestic…

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Civil partnerships to be opened to hererosexual couples

Change in the law will make civil partnerships available to heterosexual couples

Posted on October 02, 2018, by Sarah Evans

Prime Minister Theresa May has today announced that the law will be changed to give heterosexual couples the right to…

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Support is growing for separating couples to be allowed a no fault divorce

Posted on July 31, 2018, by Elise Alma

Elise Alma, Partner and Head of the Family Team at Coodes Solicitors says pressure is mounting for the Government to…

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Will heterosexual couples soon be able to have civil partnerships?

Posted on July 23, 2018, by Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans, Family lawyer at Coodes Solicitors, asks if a Supreme Court ruling could pave the way for heterosexual couples…

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Easter childcare for divorced parents

How can separated or divorced parents agree on Easter childcare?

Posted on March 26, 2018, by Lucy Theobald

How can separated or divorced parents agree on who has the children over the Easter holidays while keeping everything civil?…

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Domestic abuse

Coodes domestic abuse specialist welcomes tougher sentencing

Posted on February 26, 2018, by Lucy Theobald

Courts in England and Wales have been advised to give tougher sentences to perpetrators of domestic abuse. Lucy Theobald, Partner…

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Coercive control

Domestic abuse – taking back control after coercive behaviour

Posted on February 21, 2018, by Christopher Johns

More than two years have now passed since the implementation of the Offence of Coercive Control, Section 76 of the…

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Domestic abuse

Changes to family courts will give more protection against domestic abuse

Posted on January 10, 2018, by Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans of Coodes Solicitors’ Family Team welcomes changes to the family courts, which are designed to help protect partners…

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Christmas contact for divorced parents

How should divorced parents agree who has the children on Christmas Day?

Posted on December 13, 2017, by Lucy Theobald

How should separated or divorced parents agree who has the children on Christmas day? Lucy Theobald of Coodes Solicitors’ Family…

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Personal Legal

How to get through the festive season if your relationship is on the rocks

Posted on December 11, 2017, by Elise Alma

Elise Alma, Partner and Head of the Family Team at Coodes Solicitors, gives her advice to couples who are worried…

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