The role of solicitors in divorce: a note of caution

WRIGHT, K. M. (2007). The role of solicitors in divorce: a note of caution. Child and family law quarterly, 19 (4), 481-495.


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Drawing on a research project in which 40 clients and their solicitors were followed throughout the divorce process, this article examines certain aspects of the role that is now performed by solicitors. Noting that solicitors appear to have modified and developed their practice, possibly as a result of the emergence and promotion of mediation, this article raises questions about how the most recent developments will meet the needs of the divorcing public.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright © Jordan Publishing Limited
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Law and Criminology Research Group
Depositing User: Ann Betterton
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 15:08

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