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The UK government is currently consulting on changes to the way couples divorce in England and Wales following a proposal to introduce ‘no-fault divorces’. This has resulted in a few people asking whether they should delay their divorce proceedings until a verdict is found.

Here I explain what has been proposed, what this means for the law, and what Howells Solicitors recommends you doing in this situation. More...

After a long drawn out legal battle, the much-anticipated judgement from the Supreme Court on Tini Owens’ petition for divorce has been given. It states she will have to remain married to Hugh Owens until 2020 when they’ll have been separated for 5 years and she can apply for divorce. More...

When you split from your partner it can be a confusing time. Understanding your parenting rights and continuing to spend time with your children will likely be high on your priority list, but it can be scary if your ex lives abroad or is planning to move countries.

Here our family law solicitors explain what your legal rights are. More...

National divorce statistics are at their lowest in 45 years! This is great news for couples looking to take the plunge and get wed soon, as well as those that are already in loving relationships, and has got us wondering: where in Wales are marriages most successful? 

So, our divorce solicitors in Cardiff have delved into data from the 2011 census to reveal which local authorities saw the highest divorce rates, the best marriage statistics, as well as where people were most likely to be single. See how your local area stacks up below. More...

Sometimes when a person behaves badly, you may feel that they don’t deserve to be treated as your equal. However, our latest FAQ addresses how this is seen by the eye of the law. More...

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We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com