Author: Clayton Miller

Clayton spent five years working in family law with a firm in Australia before moving to the UK in 1999. He deals with all aspects of family law, specialising in all family matters, offshore trusts, company structures, international law, prenuptial agreements, high net worth cases and cohabitation law.

Divorce and Children: Child Maintenance Options for Divorcing Parents

When you’re going through a divorce with children, arranging child maintenance is an important step. Find out about your child maintenance options. Getting a divorce is a big step in any person’s life. While some couples choose to stay together and work through their problems for the sake of the kids, in many other situations, it’s much more beneficial to separate. However, arranging child maintenance is crucial — parents are required to pay as a minimum towards the upbringing of any children aged up to 16. In this post, we look at the child maintenance options for parents in the…

Parental Alienation Definition: What Is It and How Do You Stop Parental Alienation?

Whether you’re in the process of getting a divorce or you’ve been separated from your partner for a while, parental alienation is a difficult experience to endure. But what exactly is it? We look at the definition of parental alienation and how to stop it. Experiencing the breakdown of a relationship is difficult enough alone, but when there are children involved, it can be especially challenging. All parents want what’s best for their children, and many aim to come to an arrangement as amicably as possible to prevent their children from experiencing additional and unnecessary stress. The child has a…

Annulment and Divorce Differences: A Comprehensive Guide

If you’re looking to end your marriage, you’ve probably come across the terms “annulment” and “divorce”. While many people are instantly familiar with the concept of the latter, fewer people understand exactly what annulment is and how it differs from divorce. Find out more about the differences between annulment and divorce. The breakdown of a relationship is a stressful and difficult time. On top of organising finances, moving out of the family home and making arrangements for any children, you’ll likely also want to dissolve the marriage so that you and your spouse are no longer legally married and you…

Family Law Awards Winner 2018 – KMJ News

We are thrilled that Elizabeth Simos was announced the winner of Young Solicitor of the Year at The Family Law Awards 2018 This is an amazing achievement for Elizabeth, described by Lexis Nexis as one of the young talents making ‘waves’ in the family law world this year. The Family Law Awards were launched eight years ago to recognise the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements. Elizabeth, nominated for the second year running, was recognised by the judges’ panel for her outstanding client care and unwavering professionalism. We are delighted here at KMJ to have…

What Is Reasonable Access for Fathers Following Separation?

A separation can be a difficult time for everyone involved, but even more so when there are children in the picture. If you’re a father, you’re probably wondering what your rights are to see your children. We answer the question, “what is reasonable access for fathers?” As a father, it’s understandable that you want to be able to spend time with your children, regardless of your relationship status and whether you and your ex-partner are on good terms. When it comes to arranging to see your children, you may want to keep it out of the courts to save additional…

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