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May 10, 2022 | by Joshua Taylor

Our Head of the family law department, Suzanne Millichap, released an article back in January sharing her thoughts on the new No-Fault Divorce law. Today, she reflects on how the new law has been operating since it came into place on...

January 21, 2022 | by Joshua Taylor

Suzanne Millichap, head of the family law department here at Ellis-Fermor & Negus reflects on a 50 year journey of divorce law now that we have news of the No Fault Divorce framework, coming into place on 6th April 2022....

December 1, 2020 | by Samantha Sanders

Christmas is a time for families to be together. However, for separated parents it is not always that simple, this year more than ever. Samantha Sanders is Head of Family Law at Ellis-Fermor & Negus and explains what families should...

November 30, 2020 | by Samantha Sanders

Today is the first day of Resolution’s Good Divorce Week 2020 (30 November – 4 December) which aims to raise awareness of reducing conflict when going through a separation. Resolution is a community of over 6,500 family lawyers across England...

July 6, 2020 | by Samantha Sanders

Have you ever wondered what could happen to your pet if your relationship were to break down? Are you unsure where he/she might live? I frequently get asked about pets and divorce and therefore wanted to write an article to address some of the concerns...

February 27, 2019 | by Beatrice Lowry

Separation can throw many things into the spotlight, including arrangements over a family pet. A pet can be an integral part of our family. Therefore, it is unsurprising that disputes arise over who will get to keep him/her. Head of...

November 28, 2018 | by Samantha Sanders

This week Resolution has launched “Good Divorce Week”, in order to raise awareness about reducing conflict in Divorce. Samantha Sanders, Head of our Family Department is an accredited specialist with Resolution as are all our family lawyers at Ellis-Fermor &...

January 29, 2018 | by Karen Wilson

The start of a New Year can lead to people seeking advice regarding relationship problems, and possible separation.  Some couples  may have stayed together until the New Year for the sake of the children to have one last Christmas as...

October 16, 2017 | by Charlotte Davis

Your spouse has told you the marriage is over. Whether you knew it was over or it’s out of the blue the news will still come as a terrible shock. If you weren’t expecting the bombshell you’ve just received, you...

February 4, 2016 | by Rachel Holmes

In England and Wales if a couple wish to obtain a divorce they must either prove adultery, unreasonable behaviour or wait for a period of two years separation in order to demonstrate their sincerity. Whilst the current law is arguably...