What Rights do Grandparents Have Following their Children's Divorce?

Divorce and separation can be particularly traumatic times, but not only for the two individuals in question and any children. Frequently, grandparents are also part of the equation and understandably want to have some input when it comes to their long-term connections with the grandkids. As a grandparent, how can you not only get to see the kids regularly after the divorce is in place, but also ensure they are looked after properly on an ongoing basis? [Read More]

Reinitiating contact with children after a long period of no contact after divorce

There are a variety of reasons why contact with children may cease after a divorce, from one parent restricting access to children not wanting to see their other parent due to bad feelings around the divorce and seperation to the constraints of time, energy and money. If you are looking to reintiate child access after a long period of non-visitation, here are some steps to follow.  Take it slow While you might be eager to take on a more day to day role in your children's life straight away, the court prioritises the mental health of the children and will encourage a slow and steady approach to rekindling the relationship. [Read More]

Four Things You Need to Do After a Car Accident to Protect Your Personal Injury Claim

Car accidents are one of the most common incidents behind personal injury claims; if damage was caused to you or your property as a result or another driver's negligence, you might be able to claim compensation. That said, it's easy to fail to take the correct steps at the time of the accident. Here are just four things that you should do. 1. Don't Accept Any Responsibility In the heat of the moment, it's easy to accidentally accept partial responsibility for an accident, but this can come back to haunt you later on when you need to make a case. [Read More]

How to Ensure That You Maintain Your Sanity When Going through a Divorce

Many people say that nobody wins during a divorce. It can be a challenging experience all around, and people can spend many hours getting legal advice and even trawling through the court system. While there may be a judgement or an agreement, the process can nevertheless be traumatic. If you're going to get through to the other side of this, what do you need to bear in mind in order to make sure that you maintain some of your sanity? [Read More]