A recent ruling by the High Court may have established a precedent that could lead to the courts taking a less generous approach when dealing with spousal maintenance in divorce settlements. The ruling was made in the case of Waggott v Waggott. Mrs....
Resolution, which was formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association (SFLA), is an organisation of family lawyers and other professionals in England and Wales, who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters. Resolution also campaigns for improvements to the family justice system.
Resolution supports the development of family lawyers through its national and regional training programmes, through publications and good practice guides and through its accreditation scheme. Resolution also trains and accredits mediators
The cornerstone of membership of Resolution is adherence to a code of practice, which sets out the principles of a non-confrontational approach to family law matters. The principles of the code are widely recognised and have been adopted by the Law Society as recommended good practice for all family lawyers.
Resolution Accredited Specialists
Resolution specialists are members who have submitted themselves to a rigorous assessment to demonstrate the highest levels of knowledge, practical application of the law and best practice.
Resolution specialists are proven experts in a range of areas of the law arising from family breakdown.
Both Karen Chapman and Christina Pieri are proud to be members of Resolution and have each attained Accredited Specialist Status in the areas of Complex Financial and Property Matters, (high income households and substantial assets), Cohabitation and Financial Provision for Children (Karen) and Complex Financial and Property Matters and Children Law (Christina).