New scheme to promote arbitration in family disputes

New scheme to promote arbitration in family disputes

September 8, 2016By BPS Family LawBlog

A new scheme has been launched to encourage the use of arbitration in family disputes involving the welfare of children. The Family Law Arbitration Children Scheme was set up four years ago to help families resolve financial issues. Now the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators, which runs the scheme, wants to extend it to cover … Read More

Second marriages spark disputes over wills

Second marriages spark disputes over wills

August 30, 2016By BPS Family LawBlog

High divorce rates and the increasing number of people entering into second relationships is leading to more and more disputes over wills and family inheritance. Conflicts due to second marriages have now become one of the main reasons for families taking legal action following the death of a relative. A typical problem arises when a … Read More

No more nine to five

No more nine to five

August 17, 2016By BPS Family LawBlog

Caroline Swain, Partner, Matrimonial and Family Law comments on the success of BPS Law and why working nine to five just won’t cut it. At BPS we’re close to celebrating our sixth anniversary and I believe we wouldn’t be in this position if we hadn’t stepped outside usual office hours and started to work around … Read More

Q&A with Sefton Kwasnik

Q&A with Sefton Kwasnik

August 11, 2016By BPS Family LawQ&A

Sefton Kwasnik Partner – Serious Injuries, Medical Profession Defence and Inquest BPS Family Law Partner Sefton Kwasnik answers some important questions – after a coroner recently made the decision to adjourn an inquest into the death of a Rochdale chef so his family can quiz hospital chiefs about his discharge. Is the decision by the … Read More