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A record-breaking year heralded by the press

A record-breaking year for Major Family Law has been heralded by Northumberland newspaper The Hexham Courant. Click here to read on!  

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Revenue up across the family law sector, new report reveals

Family law firms are enjoying a period of steady growth and rising revenues, a new report reveals. The UK Family Law Market Trends Report notes…

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I have received a court order saying I could be sent to prison

Potentially yes, you could be sent to prison, if a family court decides your failure to provide these documents is serious enough to constitute contempt…

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How do I persuade my ex to let me take the children on holiday?

You do so via negotiation and bridge-building, whenever possible. Holidays can be a flashpoint when a couple divorce or separate, especially if they have not…

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Children in a broken home By Lewis Hulatt

When you read the title, I expect most of you immediately thought of toddlers confused that daddy doesn’t live with them anymore, or grumpy teens…

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Legal questions and answers

Is there a minimum age for a child’s wishes to be considered in a family law case? As a practising family lawyer, I am often…

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What price knowledge? By Lewis Hulatt

In this special post, consultant solicitor Lewis Hulatt explores the value of professional legal advice   We solicitors get asked a lot of questions. Let’s consider two recent…

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Major Family Law marks spring with a brace of promotions

Major Family has promoted two of its 14-strong legal team in recognition of outstanding recent work. Family solicitor Sam Carter is now a Senior Associate,…

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Marking an historic change in divorce law with a fee reduction

Major Family Law has reduced its fees in the run-up to an historic change in divorce law. Our fixed fee for divorce cases is now…

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I separated from my spouse years ago but we didn’t get divorced

Yes, your spouse may be entitled to a payout even if you separated years ago. The divorce process is not solely concerned with legally ending…

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Which country should I get divorced in?

Can I divorce get divorced in a different country to where I married or where I live? Yes. Contrary to popular belief, it is not…

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Major Family Law makes headlines across Cumbria

The recent announcement of our new office opening in Carlisle attracted considerable media attention, with stories appearing across the Northumbrian and Cumbrian press. Our news…

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