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The impact of COVID-19 on Family Law: Key Questions Answered

Date:15 APR 2020

The last month has seen a seismic shift in the way we live our lives: what we eat and how we get that food how (and if) we can socialise with friends and family whether we go out to work and even how often we walk the dog.  Virtually every aspect of day to day life has altered in some shape or form.  However one thing that hasn’t changed is that family law disputes still need to be dealt with.

Can you help me?

The first question most clients have for a solicitor is usually ‘Can you help me?’ meaning what can the law do for them.  Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic ‘Can you help me?’ has a dual meaning: what can the law do for them and more fundamentally is the law still operating? 

The Rule of Law the idea that every person is subject to the law its guiding principles and its restrictions is recognised as one of the fundamental pillars of a successful and productive society. It...

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