The Law Gazette have revealed that delays at the country’s biggest regional divorce centre, at Bury St Edmunds, reached unprecedented levels in 2018.Read more
Head of Family, Jo Edwards, shares her advice on how to keep a happy marriage.Read more
In the Telegraph article entitled “Are you ready for a mindful marriage”, husband Ben Telford shares the story of his marriage and agrees with Head of Family, Jo Edwards’ analysis that couples taking a more shared responsibility for childcare may be contributing toRead more
Commenting on analysis by the Marriage Foundation, Jo highlighted that as divorce numbers have declined since 1993, the number of women issuing petitions has halved whereas the number of men petitioning has reduced by only about 15% in the same period.Read more
Speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer, Jo welcomed news that the Justice Secretary reportedly plans to legislate for no fault divorce in the next parliament.
To listen to the interview follow the link here, Jo’s segment takes place in the 09:00 to 09:30 section and begins at 12.00.Read more
Responding to new research by the Nuffield Foundation showing that in 14% of divorce cases each year one spouse failed to respond, Jo acknowledged the difficulties this can cause and her hopes for the system being simplified with the introduction of no fault divorce.Read more
Setting her stall for the year ahead, Jo trailed possible reform to introduce no fault divorce; her concerns about inactivity around cohabitation reform; and other issues needing attention.
Jo’s article was published in The Times.Read more
Speaking as Chair of national family lawyers’ organisation Resolution’s law reform committee, Jo spoke of disappointment about the lack of commitment to funding for proper early legal advice.Read more
The Forsters Family team want to open up the conversation about nuptial agreements, to dispel myths and to inform people about the benefits of having one and the practical process.Read more
In a recent article for Estates Gazette, Helen Marsh and Elizabeth Small outline how the complex tax landscape has shifted to make corporate ownership of residential property more popular again.Read more