Cookies Policy

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to accept these cookies.To get more information about these cookies and the processing of your personal data, check our Cookies Policy.


Ince Gordon Dadds Emergency Response +442072836999

Sector insights

Ince is committed to providing clients with regular updates on legislative and industry changes in the form of publications, e-briefs and newsletters.

Most popular articles:

27 results for the Sector "Family & matrimonial"
Filter your results using the options on the right of the page

  • article image

    COVID-19 and the implications regarding Childcare Arrangements

    18.05.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    In recent weeks I have had to deal with scenarios and situations which I hadn’t previously envisaged or had to consider. One parent stuck in lockdown on their own in one part of the Country and the other with the children miles away. Grandparents and grandchildren not being able to see one another and share that special bond that exists. These are a few examples of the difficulties which separating families are having to endure.

  • article image

    Q&A: Why should you consider a co-habitation agreement?

    24.04.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    According to a statistic from STEP, more than three million couples in the UK choose to co-habit, rather than marry or enter a civil partnership. However, unmarried couples who live together have far fewer legal rights than couples who are married or in civil partnerships. The concept of the ‘common law’ spouse is just a myth and not recognised in the law. As a result, co-habiting couples who are in the process of separating cannot access the financial orders as separating spouse.

  • article image

    Managing Child Arrangements Amid COVID-19

    24.03.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    We are now having to face challenges nationally and globally which we never expected, and we are having to adapt very quickly to the significant impact of COVID-19 upon our daily lives. In this unprecedented time of uncertainty, it is normal to have worries about how to manage your household and your family arrangements, to abide by the government guidance whilst maintaining some degree of normality. As Cafcass (Court Welfare Advisory Service) have advised, in this climate of uncertainty it has never been more important to instill a sense of routine and normality for children in order to make them feel safe and secure.

  • article image

    Domestic Abuse

    14.02.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    It has been reported in the media that Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, hosted an event on Wednesday to highlight the invaluable work that the organization 'SafeLives' undertakes to support victims of Domestic Abuse.

  • article image

    The importance of being financially savvy within the marriage

    13.02.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    Despite the numerous changes to divorce laws, since they were introduced in the mid-19th Century, one thing remains constant - only if you are married, can you get divorced.

  • article image

    The history of marriage

    10.02.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    It is widely agreed that the origin of marriage dates well before recorded history, but the earliest recorded evidence of marriage ceremonies uniting one woman and one man dates from about 2350 B.C. in the Far East. Over the next several hundred years, marriage evolved into a widespread institution embraced by various cultures.

  • article image

    The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, the “evolution” of the legal process

    05.02.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill that brings in “no fault” applications to end married and registered civil partnership relationships comes before the House of Commons today for its second reading.

  • article image

    What Are The Legal Implications Surrounding Surrogacy?

    29.01.2020 |Family & matrimonial

    As many of the listeners of the radio 4 soap, The Archers, will be aware, the characters Ian and Adam are navigating the issues surrounding the birth of their son Xander, through surrogacy. The story of Adam and Ian using the services of a surrogate unfolded during 2019, and in September 2019 their Son Xander was born.

Need assistance?
Keep in touch

Sign-up to receive news alerts and updates across the range of our sectors and expertise.

Submit enquiry