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Who keeps the family pet in a divorce or separation?

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The process of a divorce or separation can be difficult with children involved, but similarly so with pets. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Family Law expert Wendy Beacom explain how it is decided who keeps the family pet in a separation… It is...

Family Law: Do children have the right to see both parents during UK lockdown?

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Divorced and separated parents have asked the question of whether their children still have the right to see both parents amid the ongoing coronavirus situation. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Family Law team answer with the following legal...

Child Arrangements In Divorce: What Should You Consider?

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During a divorce or separation, it is important to consider the wishes of your children when arrangements are being made. Legal Executive Wendy Beacom from Tilly Bailey & Irvine's family law department explains how to go about it.... ...

Unmarried Mother Wins 'Landmark' UK Supreme Court Benefit Case

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An unmarried mother has won a landmark court case in which it has been ruled that she was discriminated against when prevented from claiming Widowed Parent's Allowance. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Chartered Legal Executive Wendy Beacom takes...

Why The Supreme Court Backed Heterosexual Civil Partnerships

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The Supreme Court this week said a ban on heterosexual couples entering civil partnerships instead of marriage was "incompatible" with human rights laws. Wendy Beacom, a Legal Executive at our North East firm, explains how it helps...