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.
- The Guardian view on Muslim marriage: one way forward | EditorialA 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 caseHusband 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 | EditorialThe 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 […]