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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…

One-Size Does Not Fit All: The Critical Importance of Bespoke Legal Services

Legal matters can be hugely complicated, stressful, and have the potential to change the rest of your life — so it’s safe to say that you need a lawyer in your corner who’s up to the job. Bespoke legal services are essential to not only achieve a positive resolution but also to benefit from the knowledge and advice of a specialist lawyer. In matters of family law such as divorce, child law, finance or anything else, your choice of legal representation is a vital decision that shouldn’t be rushed. You may be quick to assume that every professional lawyer is…

Divorce Without Consent: What are the Pitfalls and How Can they be Resolved?

Divorces can be a very stressful and complicated experience, but if both parties consent it can run a lot smoother than most would think. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case with a divorce without consent where several issues can arise. A divorce without consent can happen for several reasons. Sometimes it can be because one partner doesn’t agree with the reasons for or the terms of the divorce, in other cases, it can be because one party wants to delay proceedings out of bitterness or spite. Either way, it can be hugely frustrating for someone who’s looking to finalise their divorce…