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Domestic abuse statistics are shocking, especially when separation has been the catalyst. Many people are struggling with how to actually handle the situation of being separated and many lose control or remain in the relationship due to domestic abuse.

There are many accomplices to domestic abuse and family life is being devastated by these: drugs, alcohol abuse, and narcissistic personalities, to name a few. All these really do make for dire family life situations. More...

However long you have been married, sometimes a relationship simply doesn’t work anymore, and divorce becomes a very real option. However, after decades together, it can be scary to go it alone.

Here our divorce solicitors discuss marriage statistics, such as the percentage of divorces after 30 years of marriage and provide tips on how to handle a separation after so long as a couple. More...

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...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

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