Family Law

Our team of Family Law solicitors represent clients in all types of family matters including divorce, co-habitee disputes, residence and contact, child care, financial matters and ownership of property, ancillary relief, non-molestation orders and occupation orders.

Our family law team includes; Jennifer Denham and Sue O'Brien (Legal Executive). To talk to one of the team, please call us on 01787 277375 or use the online form.

RSS Family law | The Guardian

  • The Guardian view on Muslim marriage: one way forward | Editorial
    A judgment in the English family court suggests a way to extend rights to some married Muslim women without recognising sharia lawEnglish law does not recognise sharia courts. Nor should it. Yet they still have a considerable influence in England, especially in the area of family life. Women have fewer rights against their husbands under sharia law […]
  • English law applies to Islamic marriage, judge rules in divorce case
    Husband tried to block divorce petition, arguing couple were married only under sharia lawA high court judge has decided that a couple’s Islamic marriage falls within the scope of English matrimonial law, in a ruling that could have implications for thousands of Muslims in the UK.Nasreen Akhter wanted to divorce Mohammed Shabaz Khan, her husband […]
  • The Guardian view on ending marriages: stop the blame game | Editorial
    The supreme court ruling in the Owens case means parliament must return to the legal reform that was fumbled a generation agoIn Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina, a lawyer explains the realities of Russian divorce law to Anna’s proud but humiliated husband Alexei Karenin. “Two people cannot go on living together – here you have a […]

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