No-Fault Divorce: The new ‘no-fault’ divorce makes separation simpler for married couples. Find out more.


Will mediation make my divorce quicker?

The short answer to whether mediation will make your divorce quicker is: ’it might do’. Mediation can help you reach a mutually acceptable divorce settlement…

Read More

Why see a family solicitor?

Family law is a fulfilling career but here at Major Family Law we are always very conscious of one central truth: most of the people…

Read More

Court of Appeal rejects decision in domestic violence case

The Court of Appeal has reinstated findings in a domestic violence case which had been set aside in the lower courts over concerns that an…

Read More

Frequently asked questions about road traffic law

Road traffic legislation has generated more case law than almost any other area of criminal law, probably because it is challenged so often. If you…

Read More

5 more things to remember after drink driving arrest

Number one: instruct, instruct, instruct…. Unless you have provided a specimen so high that you’re in danger of being sent to prison, you will not…

Read More

Five things to remember if you are arrested for drink driving

Tis the season … and now Boris has allowed everyone out to argue with their relatives for five days over the Christmas period, there is…

Read More

If you have a question about your divorce or family law issue, ask us now

Ask your question now

Rapid look at remote hearings in the family courts

A two-week consultation into the use of remote hearings in the family courts has delivered mixed results. Conducted at the request of Family Division President…

Read More

Couples argue over child arrangements

The continuing ‘lockdown’ restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic have caused bitter disagreements amongst some families co-parenting children, The Guardian reports. Parents with care…

Read More

Locked-down New Zealand restricts families and couples

New Zealand, currently in the midst of a four-week lockdown in response to the Coronavirus crisis, has issued new guidance legally prohibiting couples and families…

Read More


Our consultant lawyer, Rona Samuel, provides some helpful advice on the impact the COVID-19 lockdown may have on child maintenance: Where are we now with Spousal…

Read More

The effect of lockdown on child arrangements

In what has been a very difficult week for many families, one of the key issues for separated parents has been what effect the government-mandated…

Read More

‘Couples should move in together during virus lockdown’ says government

Couples who have not moved in together should consider doing so during the coronavirus lockdown, the government has suggested. Speaking at yesterday’s coronavirus news conference,…

Read More
Google Reviews
Enquire Now