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10 06, 2022

Father’s day and contact

It is said, that one of the greatest gifts in life is to be a parent.

20 05, 2022

Domestic Abuse: Non-molestation Orders

Domestic abuse affects women, men and children of all ages and backgrounds. It has always been an issue that has troubled many people on a day to day basis.

29 04, 2022

Parental Responsibility: What is it and how is it gained and lost

What is Parental Responsibility? Parental Responsibility is defined under the Children Act 1989, as: ‘all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which by law a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property’.

14 04, 2022

Cost of living crisis and maintenance orders

It was recently reported that the cost of living crisis is deepening as inflation rates hit approximately 7%.

4 03, 2022

Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020: the blame game is over

It has been confirmed by Secretary of State ...

21 04, 2020

Covid-19 and Domestic Abuse

With domestic abuse charities reporting a significant increase in calls ...

30 10, 2019

The pitfalls of the DIY Financial Settlement Upon Divorce

Joanna Pyne, Family Solicitor at Edwards Duthie ...

23 05, 2019

Introducing Edwards Duthie Shamash

As Senior partner of Edwards Duthie Shamash, I am delighted to inform you that Edwards Duthie Shamash is to merge with another firm of solicitors, Steel & Shamash, in June 2019.

30 04, 2019

London Legal Walk

On the 17th June, we're taking on 10K for justice at the 2019 London Legal sponsored walk.

29 05, 2018

Is it time for “no fault” divorce?

If you watched the news or picked up a paper recently, you'll probably be aware of the case of Owens v Owens - a defended divorce case that's gone all the way to trial and is so incredibly rare it has made headlines. Five justices of the Supreme Court heard legal argument and submissions in the case but we do not expect to receive the judgment for a number of weeks.