The recent article in the Guardian highlights a worrying trend developing in the UK. It seems that nearly 300,000 judgments were entered against consumers in the first quarter of 2017 which the Guardian highlights is a considerable increase. However there is also a more worrying trend developing from our experience and that default judgments being entered against consumers without their knowledge.
Within the remit of Family Law the idea of an amicable divorce is something that has been discussed more and more in recent years. Nigel Shepherd who is the Chairman of Resolution (an organisation of family lawyers that campaigns for and seeks better ways to divorce) has called on political parties to commit to a no fault divorce in their manifestos ahead of the general election on 8th June.