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What is the Family Foundation

The Family Foundation is a new service which has been set up and run by the Family Division of the Royal Court in Jersey. The Family Foundation aims to help...

December 02, 2022 Read more

Let’s end the blame game and consciously uncouple

This article was first published in Gallery magazine #186 Oct/Nov 2022. Ever since Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she and Chris Martin were consciously uncoupling in 2014 it has put the...

November 27, 2022 Read more

Can you have a good divorce?

This article was first published in Gallery magazine. The words “good” and “divorce” may look strange sitting next to each other. When we think of the divorce process we rarely...

June 13, 2022 Read more

A guide to the Legal Aid changes…from a family law perspective

On 1 April 2022, the new Family Law Legal Aid scheme in Jersey will take effect. Under the new scheme you may not qualify for legal aid in relation to...

March 30, 2022 Read more

Terms of Engagement – What to consider when getting engaged

Another Valentine’s Day has been and gone and, love it or loathe it, couples across the globe use this day to show their love for one another with romantic gestures...

February 16, 2022 Read more

A Guide to Family Mediation

What is family mediation? Family Mediation is where an independent and qualified mediator is appointed to act as the middle person to resolve disputes between two parties in relation to...

January 21, 2022 Read more

Putting Children First in Divorce Proceedings

Divorce and separation are seen as two of life’s most stressful events and when children are involved extra care and attention needs to be placed on the impact this change...

January 20, 2022 Read more

Can you have a good divorce? Yes – if you and your spouse both want to.

Divorce, dissolution or separation can be an incredibly difficult time. These are decisions made by adults, sometimes after very unhappy circumstances, but the impact on children must not be under-estimated....

December 02, 2021 Read more
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