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John Roberts

John Roberts

John is a partner with Austin Lafferty Ltd and has been with the firm for over 10 years. He has experience in all areas of family law, including divorce and separation, adoption and contact. John believes in amicable negotiation in all his cases. This would apply both in assisting clients in finding suitable arrangements for any children and also in cases where financial settlement is the main issue of concern. In addition, John assists in legal matters relating to the death of a family member or friend, advising on the various processes required depending on whether or not the deceased made a will. He also provides advice on all aspects of conveyancing from buying a house, remortgaging or selling a property.

The Dangers of DIY Wills

Posted by on in Wills and Estates

The risks associated with not taking professional legal advice when drawing up a will have been clearly demonstrated in a case recently reported by the Telegraph.


There has been a sharp increase in the amount of divorce evidence being taken from smart phones and other wireless devices during the past three years, according to a recent survey of members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).


Around 60% of Brits now support the right of same-sex couples to marry if they want to, according to the British Social Attitudes survey by NatCen. This is significant increase over the 47% who said the same in 2007.


A divorcing couple in England have been criticised by a family court judge for involving their children in a very bitter access dispute, reports the Telegraph.


Adoption charity Adoption UK has announced the launch of the Adoption Support Fund in England.


Men and women appear to have sharply different views on whether divorce courts tend to favour men or women, according to a new survey from the USA by


Great Britain is in the number one spot for family breakdown across Western Europe for the second year running, Marriage Foundation has said.


Carers from across Britain are celebrating the tenth anniversary of the implementation of the Adoption and Children Act, which gave Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) couples the same equal legal rights as heterosexual adopters.


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