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Divorce & Separation

Capital Gains Tax on financial transfers in…

Janine Hutson from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team explains recent recommendations to help reduce the unfairness of paying Capital Gains Tax on the transfer of assets between separating…

What is spousal maintenance and when does…

Hannah Pike, trainee solicitor from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, considers spousal maintenance on divorce. What is spousal maintenance? Spousal maintenance is a regular payment provided by one…

Five key questions about divorce

Janine Hutson, from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, covers five frequently asked questions raised by her clients when taking the initial steps in a divorce. If you have…

Preparing for the first consultation about your…

Janine Hutson, from Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, offers a brief outline to help you prepare for your initial meeting to discuss your separation or divorce and explains…

Is an Islamic faith marriage protected under…

Charlotte Hurst, a solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, outlines the position for Islamic faith marriages following a recent ruling in the Court of Appeal. Islamic faith…

When is a pre-nuptial agreement justified?

Rebecca Patience, family law solicitor based at our Lancaster office, outlines the instances in which a pre-nuptial agreement could protect individuals in the event of divorce. Whilst perceived by some…

Pensions on divorce – new guide published

Family law solicitors across England and Wales have welcomed the new publication “A Guide to the Treatment of Pensions on Divorce.” The document, published by the Pension Advisory Group (PAG),…

Jenna Atkinson

Associate Solicitor

No fault divorce – what will the…

Charlotte Hurst, trainee solicitor in our divorce and family law team, outlines the key changes to be introduced under no fault divorce reforms. Earlier this month the government published its…

Dealing with a family business in divorce…

Janine Hutson, a solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, shares five key considerations when dealing with a family business as part of a divorce settlement. Going through…

Travelling with children with a different surname

Janine Hutson, a solicitor in Harrison Drury’s divorce and family law team, offers guidance for parents and relatives travelling with children who have a different surname. Travelling as a family…

Defective divorce petitions – Am I actually…

It’s been announced that a number of divorce petitions may be defective meaning people may not be officially divorced. Olivia Bailey, trainee solicitor in the family department of Harrison Drury,…

Family Law & Divorce Solicitors

Facing separation or divorce can be overwhelming, complex and emotional. Therefore having the right legal support in place is crucial to get you the right result and prepare you for…

Damian Baron

Consultant

Shena Baron

Family Executive

Rebecca Patience

Associate Solicitor

Janine Hutson

Senior Associate Solicitor

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