22 Dec 2016
It is always nice to hear, when a Divorcing Couple can reach agreement between the two of them without any animosity or even having to involve Courts and Solicitors along the way. The advantages are clear. Both parties save legal fees, there is less acrimony and fallings out, and hopefully it will mean…
21 Jun 2016
We all like reading about celebrity divorces, not least because of the large amount of noughts after the value of their assets. We like to read about their properties, multi-million pound apartments in London, Los Angeles, New York, not to mention the costs of running their households with nannies,…
29 Dec 2015
If you have simply run the Christmas errands because that is what is expected, or making efforts to put on a brave face in case Christmas celebrations would be miserable for everyone, then please be aware that you were not alone.
It is not surprising that every year January is our busiest time as…
18 Oct 2015
Family Solicitor Donna Amos provides answers to the questions she faces most regularly about family separations.
Q - My son separated from his wife and she will not allow us to see our grandson. Before they separated our grandson stayed over at our house and came on holidays with us. Do we have…
20 Jul 2015
Recent statistics show that there are now approximately 5 million divorced people in the UK, the highest number in Europe and 4 out of 10 married couples will eventually separate……it could be you!
It is unlikely that you were thinking about your business assets when you recited your…
25 Nov 2014
This week, Resolution have launched an awareness campaign for those separating or contemplating separating. They call it Family Dispute Resolution Week.
What is resolution?
Resolution (previously known as the "Solicitors Family Law Association") is an organisation of Family Lawyers…
14 Oct 2014
"My Husband and I did not sign a pre-nuptial agreement. We signed a mutual suicide pact." Those were the words of Roseanne Barr when divorcing her actor husband Tom Arnold. She had apparently sacked her lawyers when
they suggested that she make a pre-nuptial agreement, considering it an un-…
16 Sep 2014
Reports of escalating house prices have never been far from the headlines this year. The latest report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that property prices have leapt 10.2% since June across the country and 6.2% in the North West, with rental prices following close behind. As…
09 Aug 2013
The law in England and Wales does not recognise in any meaningful way a living-together relationship outside marriage or civil partnership. Although the number of unmarried couples has apparently doubled since the mid-1990s, and the number of children living with unmarried parents has risen significantly…
10 Apr 2013
The law in England and Wales does not recognise in any meaningful way a living-together relationship outside marriage or civil partnership.
Although the number of unmarried couples has apparently doubled since the mid-1990s, and the number of children living with unmarried parents has risen…
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Dawn Baker | Partner
Family & Divorce Law
Hi I'm Dawn Baker, I'm a partner in the family team at Forbes, by now you will have been able to look at the website so you can see the areas which we cover but why would you come to Forbes.
Well we're friendly and we're approachable, we know what we're talking about and we have been specialists for over 25 years.
I personally am trained as a collaborative lawyer and that means keeping things out of court rather than going to court. We can tailor things to your particular problem and offer you a direct solution.
So if you think we can help you then contact us. Thank you.