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Help with Divorce from David McHardy

David McHardy LLB is an experienced family lawyer and mediator for the Essex branch of specialist family law firm Jones Myers LLP. He is a Lieutenant Bailiff in the Royal Courts of Guernsey and a prominent member of Essex Family Solutions Group.

Love and Marriage – a wakeup call to stay together forever, says leading lady

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

Actress Alison Steadman, the star of Love and Marriage, a forthcoming TV drama about a couple that separate in retirement, spoke from the heart when she said that broken homes are now the norm. Steadman divorced film director Mike Leigh, with whom she...

Considering cohabitation? Ten key questions to ask yourself

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

As statistics highlight that cohabitation has soared to a record 6 million people in the UK, many couples planning to live together are unaware that they have few legal rights if the relationship turns sour. Contrary to perception that ‘common law...

If you live in a war zone who gets caught in the crossfire?

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

When relationships break down it is natural – and even desirable – that both parties look beyond the immediate break up to a future life which is fulfilling and happy. When relationships break down it is natural – and even desirable –...

Bring Elsa Home - the human heartache behind global child abduction statistics

Posted over 7 years ago by David McHardy with 0 comments

By Kate Banerjee, head of our Children's Department and a Member of the International Child Abduction and Custody Unit. You may have seen our client Naomi Button propelled back into the media spotlight this week on her tenacious campaign to find her daughter...