Goodwins Family Law specialises in providing expert solicitors, lawyers and legal advice to those in need of guidance regarding personal family law issues. Based in Harrow, northwest London, our family law firm has been helping people understand and deal with financial issues, children’s issues, divorce disputes, injunctions and more since 1993.
As professionals in family law, our London firm is dedicated to keeping up to date with the latest legal news. On our news page you’ll find important information about our service updates as well as news on our special offers and our views on interesting family law articles that are circulating through the media.
For further information regarding family law news and our legal services, browse through our posts below. You can also contact us on 020 8423 3525 should you wish to speak directly with one of our family solicitors.
In view of the increased demand we have experienced since our being featured in the Sunday Express...Read more
we have halved the cost of our initial fixed fee interview to £45 including VAT for the month of September.
Our client feedback questionnaires continue to demonstrate very high satisfaction levels from our clients.Read more
For 2011, a stunning 92% of the responses considered that their first initial fixed fee meeting with us was “very useful” with the balance referring to them being as “reasonably useful”. An impressive 82% of the responses considered that we had conducted their proceedings “very well” with the remainder stating “reasonably well”.
In an area of the law where communication with clients is so important, we were pleased to see that 91% of the responses referred to the person dealing with their case keeping them “very well” informed, with the remainder stating that our performance was “satisfactory”.
Perhaps it is as a result of these satisfaction levels that 86% of our clients said they would recommend us to a friend or family member.
This does not mean that we are in any way complacent as to the service we offer our clients. We are aware that no matter how specialist a practice we are or how long established, that you - the client - always have a choice.
The recent judgment in the case of Radmacher v Granatino (2010) UK SC 42 has decided that in principle...Read more
"the Court should give effect to a Prenuptial Agreement that is freely entered into by each party with a full appreciation of its implications unless in the circumstances prevailing it would not be fair to hold the parties to their agreement".
This does not mean that the Courts will uphold every Prenuptial Agreement! There will be circumstances where the Court will consider that it is not fair to hold the parties to their agreement.
In general terms we expect to see that many more of our clients having an interest in discussing with us whether a Prenuptial Agreement might be appropriate for their circumstances.
Many commentators have criticised the Court's decision. It is ironic that the single Judge that dissented from the majority decision was the Judge with the most extensive family law background. What is really required is legislation and it appears that this might be forthcoming in the next year or two.
For a specialist family solicitor in London, call Goodwins Family Law in Harrow on 020 8423 3525