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  • Exeter’s City Link Employees. A crumb of comfort?

    05 January 2015

    The Exeter employees of failed business City Link have faced a gloomy Christmas and New Year.  What crumbs of comfort can be offered? At Cartridges Solicitors we can advise upon the compensation due to Exeter’s City Link employees. ...

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  • “KEEP CALM AND WEAR A FEZBAND FOR FORCE”

    22 December 2014

    This year instead of giving Christmas cards staff at Cartridges are donating to Martin Lynn’s campaign “KEEP CALM AND WEAR A FEZBAND FOR FORCE”   Martin won Hero of the Year at the Pride of Exeter awards in November having...

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  • Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign achieves criminalisation of coercive control

    18 December 2014

    The Domestic Violence Law Reform Campaign is celebrating a significant breakthrough today, as the Government announced a new domestic violence law criminalising patterns of coercive, controlling and psychological abuse. The announcement is desig...

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  • Cohabitation law reform is at least a decade overdue

    17 December 2014

    From National Family Mediation  The largest provider of family meditation in England and Wales has welcomed the passing of the Cohabitation Rights Bill’s Second Reading in the House of Lords.    National Family M...

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  • Flash mob Shatters Lives campaign

    17 December 2014

      Be part of the flash mob action – with Shatters Lives Campaign   This week sees Devon and Cornwall Police’s domestic abuse ‘Shatters Lives’ campaign out on the streets to Christmas shoppers across the region....

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  • Cohabitation Rights Bill goes to Committee stage

    14 December 2014

    12 Dec 2014 Today the Cohabitation Rights Bill, introduced by Lords Marks, had its second reading in the House of Lords and passed through to Committee stage. As strong supporters of the movement to give cohabiting couples better legal protecti...

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  • Saatchi Bill "a danger to patients"

    14 December 2014

    The Government will sleepwalk into a patient safety nightmare if it does not listen to opposition to Lord Saatchi’s Medical Innovation Bill, lawyers warn. “In his obvious desire to help terminally ill people Lord Saatchi has becom...

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  • GP poll shows big increase in patients needing advice on everyday problems

    04 December 2014

    An opinion poll of GPs has found a majority of doctors believed that the number of their patients who would have benefited from legal or specialist advice has increased in the past year. (1)   Issues with benefits led the way with two thir...

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  • Legal aid lawyers 'a dying breed'

    01 December 2014

    Extensive research undertaken by the Law Society's Junior Lawyers Division has found that only four per cent of young lawyers are interested in working in legal aid. The JLD Early Career Work Experience Survey, published today (1 Decemb...

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  • Resolution welcomes publication of MoJ report on litigants in person

    01 December 2014

    Resolution welcomes the long-delayed publication of the Litigants in Person in Private Family Law Cases report, which draws attention to the serious and ongoing problems faced by people navigating the family courts without legal support....

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  • Divorce hurting British workplaces

    26 November 2014

    One in ten have had to leave jobs after a split, or have a colleague who has; 16% have seen workplace hit by sick leave following stress of break-up; 15% say separation or divorce had a negative impact on productivity British businesses ar...

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  • Family Dispute Resolution Week is finally here!

    26 November 2014

    Resolution's biggest public-facing campaign of the year, Family Dispute Resolution Week, launched this week.  VideoThis video is for those who are going through a separation or know someone else who is, the video sends a strong message...

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  • No Court Divorce - Collaborative Family Law

    26 November 2014

    This week is Family Dispute Resolution Week.  Bridget Garrood is a member of Resolution and an accredited Collaborative Family Lawyer. If you would like to talk to a family lawyer  then please contact Cartridges on 01...

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  • Resolution: Exam results “suffering"

    26 November 2014

    Young people’s futures at stake as 19% don’t get the exam results they were hoping for; 15% move schools; 32% say parents tried turning them against one another; 14% turn to alcohol. Young people feel their exam results are sufferin...

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  • Time for separating parents to put their children first

    26 November 2014

    Resolution chair Jo Edwards discusses the findings of our research on the impact of divorce on young people, released on 24 November to launch Family Dispute Resolution Week. Divorce and separation are all too often a drawn out and painful ...

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  • Domestic Abuse Shatters Lives

    21 November 2014

    Devon & Cornwall Police A new domestic abuse awareness campaign - ‘Shatters Lives’ - highlights the trauma some children go through when living at home with domestic abuse. The campaign is being rolled out with the police in p...

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  • Legal aid cuts 'not thought through'

    21 November 2014

    Speaking in response to today’s National Audit Office report on the civil legal aid reforms, Jo Edwards, Chair of Resolution, said: "The MoJ and their colleagues at the Treasury will no doubt welcome the findings of today's report, w...

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  • Working towards Exeter becoming a Dementia Friendly Community

    21 November 2014

    Ros & Bridget attending a meeting last night to discuss how Exeter could work towards becoming a Dementia Friendly Community by forming a Dementia Action Alliance – the meeting was held at Costa who very kindly plied everyone with love...

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  • Nearly half of young transgender people have attempted suicide – UK survey

    20 November 2014

    Mental health charity says society’s attitudes towards transgender people are not changing fast enough The Guardian today report that nearly half of young transgender people have attempted suicide following a UK survey by Pace. Click ...

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  • "I was very pleased with Anita - working with me in achieving a very good divorce outcome. It lasted a very long time but she was excellent and fought for me."

    Anita Laws

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