Our Blogs

The UK government announces it will invest a further £800,000 into the mediation voucher scheme

Following a successful launch in March 2021, thousands more families […]


Will the EU’s efforts to block the UK’s re-entry into the Lugano Convention have a damaging effect on family law?

Following Brexit, the UK lost its membership of the Lugano […]


Why are divorcing couples not being offered Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) despite the fact it could be better for them?

According to a recent survey of 1,000 divorcees, more than […]


Collins & Hoy’s Bernadette Hoy is recognised in Spear’s Family Lawyers’ Index 2021

We’d like to congratulate Collins & Hoy partner Bernadette Hoy […]


‘No fault divorce’ finally comes into force on 6th April 2022

On the 7th June Ministers announced that the Divorce, Dissolution […]


Could it be time to make family mediation mandatory?

In March we blogged about the Family Mediation Council’s new […]


New FMC voucher scheme promises to make it easier for families to access experienced mediators

The government has announced it will invest £1m to provide […]


What are prenuptial agreements and when do you need one?

With so much focus being placed on how and where […]


Mediation can provide a constructive and effective way to divorce

For many divorcing couples, mediation helps to promote a constructive […]


Will the Law Commission’s reform of the law of weddings tell us where we can get married?

The Law Commission launched a formal consultation period in September […]

Divorce Settlement

Will the length of my marriage affect my divorce settlement?

When assisting our clients to reach a financial settlement on […]

Scales of justice

How has COVID affected the divorce process?

How has COVID affected the divorce process? Even before the […]