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FDR Law Legal Clinic - Summer Holidays

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Legal advice from Ruth Hetherington, Partner at office in Frodsham relating to Children Arrangements during Summer Holidays Q: I am separated from my wife and would like to take our children away this summer on holiday; do I need permission from her to...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Child Arrangements in the Summer Holidays

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Q: I am separated from my wife and would like to take our children away this summer on holiday; do I need permission from her to travel? A: If there are no court orders in place relating to the arrangements of the children then it is best practice for...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Adoption

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Q1: Can I adopt if I’m single or in a same-sex relationship? A1: Yes, it is recognised that single people as well as same-sex couples can make excellent adoptive parents. The Department of Health released figures in December 2015 showing that one in...

Archers storyline strikes a chord with domestic abuse victims

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Ruth Hetherington, Family Solicitor in our Frodsham office discusss the storyline and how it reflects real life situations. Many people still think of domestic abuse as physical violence, but the drama centred on Rob’s systematic...

FDR Law Frodsham takes lead on new FGM legislation

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Dorcas Akeju speaks at Cheshire and Merseyside Family Law conference Ruth Hetherington, Partner, within the Family Department at Frodsham FDR Law, was the primary organiser behind the recent ‘Cheshire and Merseyside Family Law’ conference. ...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Dissolving a Civil Partnership

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Legal advice from Ruth Hetherington, Family Law partner based at FDR Law’s office in Frodsham Dissolving a Civil Partnership QUESTION My partner and I entered into a Civil Partnership in 2005 but are now looking to end our relationship. What...

FDR Law Legal Clinic - Keeping Divorce Friendly

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Legal advice from Ruth Hetherington , a family law partner at FDR Law on keeping divorce friendly Q: My husband and I are separating and want to keep the process as amicable as possible for the sake of our two children....