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Let's Work For Less Division

Trying to reduce conflict


Specialist family solicitors’ group Resolution will be keeping up the pressure on the government to remove the concepts of blame family breakdown and to introduce no fault divorce proceedings.


Writing in the August 2017 edition of “Family Law” Nigel Shepherd the National Chair of Resolution has confirmed the lobbying steps the organisation is undertaking.


Many family lawyers to include those at SME Solicitors support moves to create the political support required to reform family law legislation in order to make it fairer for families today.  Although we often find that both clients in a divorce agree that the marriage should be brought to an end the need in many cases for one client to make ”allegations” against the other is an uncomfortable and divisive way to commence what is already a difficult process.  It should be changed.


Ian Stirzaker


Ian is the Senior Partner and Head of Family Law at SME Solicitors. Please contact him or Joanna Gardner for specialist help and advice in all aspects of family law at or

Added: 25 Aug 2017 15:04

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