Rowlinsons Blog

What makes a good divorce?

Ever since certain Hollywood celebrities decided to “consciously uncouple” back in 2014, the idea of a “good” divorce has become more mainstream. Although a divorce is often emotional, and there may be a lot of pressure and stress for...

Silver surfers are divorcing more often

Divorce is not something that only happens to people in their 40's or 50's. Some of the most recent statistics show that divorce rates among the over 60’s is climbing. Factors affecting divorce rates can be anything, from income and financial...

Is 7th January really Divorce Day?

While most of us go back to work, start diets and make resolutions we can’t keep, many couples will also be calling time on their marriages at this time of year. The first Monday back at work after the holiday period has been named “Divorce...

Stop! Collaborate and Listen!

More and more couples going through divorce and relationship breakdowns are seeking alternative ways to separate better, without the cost, stress and animosity that can be caused by protracted court proceedings. Linda Hunter, Head of Family Law and trained...

What is family mediation?

Linda Hunter, Head of Family Law and accredited mediator at Rowlinsons Solicitors, answers some of the most common questions about mediation in this latest blog series. What is family mediation? Family mediation is an alternative way for separating...

It's not just law

Kirsty Poston, a solicitor in our Private Client Department provides an insight into her role and some of the more unusual aspects. People often think Private Client Solicitors deal purely with drafting Wills and Powers of Attorney, obtaining Grants of...

Common-law marriage - myth or fact?

Most popular day for marriages sees local Family Law Solicitors campaigning to raise awareness of the common-law marriage myth Saturday 18 th August has been reported as the most common day in 2018 to tie the knot in the UK. However, since the early...

Thinking about the children following relationship breakdowns

It can sometimes be difficult to continue to parent your children together after a relationship breakdown. Continuing in our series of blogs, Linda Hunter, Head of Family Law at Rowlinsons Solicitors, answers some of the most common questions relating to...

Common divorce questions answered Part 2

Continuing in our series of blogs, Linda Hunter, Head of Family Law at Rowlinsons Solicitors has put together a list of some of the most common questions asked by client’s going through a divorce when it comes to the issue of money. What is a...

Lasting Power of Attorney Refunds

Did you register a Lasting Power of Attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017? If you registered a Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial decisions or for Health and Welfare decisions between these dates (or if you registered an...
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