How can separated parents decide where their children spend Christmas?

For many of us, Christmas is a time of year we very much look forward to because we get to spend time with our families. For separated parents however, deciding where and with whom children spend Christmas day with can be fraught and potentially ruin Christmas for each parent and their children. If you are

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Children Arrangements at Christmas

Sabrina Powell, specialist family and children lawyer at Osbornes explains what a child arrangements order is, what view the Courts take and how separated parents can arrange where and with whom their children will be spending Christmas. To speak with Sabrina on this or any other family law matter you can call her on 020 7485

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Will the kids spend Christmas with mum or dad?

Still negotiating where your children will spend Christmas – at mum or dads house? Sohinni Sanghvi, who specialises in family and children law at Osbornes, advices separated parents on how they can agree who the children will spend Christmas with, making sure that everyone still enjoys the festive season. To speak with Sohinni on this or

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Separated parents – how to decide where your children should spend Christmas

The Christmas period can be a hectic and stressful time for all parents, but for separated parents, it can be the source of a greater worry. The festive period is supposed to be a joyous time associated with the family unit, but when that unit has separated and one household becomes two, children can feel

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Why facing their abuser in Court is vital for some who suffered child abuse.

Today in the press it had been reported that child abuser Barry Bennell has been found unconscious and has been admitted to hospital, after what Thames Valley police force are calling a ‘fear for welfare incident’. Stephanie Prior, Head of Child Abuse Claims at Osbornes talks about why facing an abuser in Court is so

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Will the NHS – five year forward plan put patient care at risk?

The government recently published a series of NHS regional sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) which will attempt to centralise a number of hospital services across the country. The plans are proving to be controversial both in parliament and amongst campaign groups and there is growing concern that patients will face increasing difficulty gaining access to

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Stephanie Prior interviewed by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire on cross-examining victims of abuse in Court.

The Law Society of England and Wales have released new guidelines on how vulnerable individuals who have been victims of abuse should be questioned in Court. Head of child abuse claims at Osbornes Solicitors, Stephanie Prior, appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme alongside the President of The Law Society, Robert Bourns, to discuss. Both

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Osbornes ranked as a Leading Law Firm in London and the UK.

Osbornes are delighted to announce that the firm has once again been recognised as a leading law firm in the 2017 issue of the legal directory Chambers UK. Chambers UK described Osbornes as being “A brilliant firm. They care for their clients and they’re very knowledgeable.”  The firm’s Family & Divorce, Children and Personal Injury departments

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Inquest finds that medical negligence failings led to man’s death

On Tuesday 13th September 2016, Chelmsford coroner’s court recorded a narrative verdict and found that serious medical failings led to the death Gary Page, 54, at his home in Essex. In February 2016, Mr Page called for an ambulance after experiencing chest and arm pains. A private ambulance, working for the NHS trust arrived and

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Wills and Probate Solicitor Attends International Conference After Scholarship Win.

Helen Citron, a solicitor in Osbornes’ Private Client department, was awarded a scholarship by the International Bar Association to attend their annual conference in Washington DC in September 2016. The scholarship was awarded to Helen by the IBA’s Private Client and Individual Tax Committee after submitting an essay focussing on the proposed changes to the

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