8th December 2017
Divorce Grief - Coping with Divorce. Read article

7th December 2017
Children, Divorce and alienated Grandparents. Read article

6th December 2017
Mediation - What is it? How does it work? Read article

5th December 2017
Coping without your children at Christmas. Read article

30th November 2017
How to sort out your finances on separation if you were cohabiting. Read article

28th November 2017
Divorcing parents who poison their children against their former partner could lose custody. Read article

27th November 2017
Davina McCall separates from her husband of 17 years. Read article

23rd November 2017
Divorce Mediation - A prototype for positive Co-Parenting. Read article


22nd November 2017
Key Points from Budget 2017 Read article

21st November 2017
Family Matters "Meal Ticket for Life" divorce deals must be stopped urge law chiefs Read article

20th November 2017
Urgent calls for new divorce laws as Judges demand overhaul of "corrosive" system Read article

15th November 2017
Surviving A Toxic Divorce by Dads Divorce Read article

13th November 2017
Coping with Divorce How running saved my life! Read article

10th November 2017
Would you spend Christmas with your Ex? Read article

8th November 2017

In this day and age, many couples live together as husband and wife but do not marry.

We recognise that this can be a difficult subject and we offer specialist advice on cohabitation disputes.

If you require advice then book an appointment with us for a first appointment fee of £150 on 01656 750888.

7th November 2017
Courts are failing Children Read article

6th November 2017
Children with an absent parent Read article

3rd November 2017
Women are twice as likely as men to file for divorce study reveals Read article

2nd November 2017
Should children be heard in English Family Court cases? Read article

1st November 2017
Divorce Financial Settlement Read article

31st October 2017

30th October 2017
Tips for handling Halloween after Divorce Read article


27th October 2017
Arranging Half-Term holidays with your ex-partner Read article

26th October 2017
Female same-sex marriages more likely to end in divorce than male ones, figures revealed! Read article

24th October 2017
How I got my Children back! Read article

23rd October 2017
Rise in couple's divorcing after conducting multiple affairs online Read article

19th October 2017
Our latest article in Vale Life "Divorce for the over 50's" Read article

17th October 2017
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time. District Judge Exton will be remembered as being a lovely lady. Both Melanie and Madeline have fond memories of her when they attended a course where District Judge Exton was a speaker. Read Law Gazette Tributes

16th October 2017
Petra Ecclestone & James Stunt's £5billion divorce is GRANTED Read article

12th October 2017
High Court Judge tells divorcing couple "money can't buy happiness" Read article

9th October 2017
Book your initial appointment today for a fixed fee of £150.00 (inc.VAT) call us on 01656 750888

6th October 2017
A Guide to Father's Rights In Divorce Read article

4th October 2017
'Archaic' Tory law forces couples divorcing to go to war in Court Read article

3rd October 2017
Clare's Law prompts 900 Violence warnings Read article

2nd October 2017
Congratulations to Magenta Financial Planning on winning the award for start up Business of the Year at the Bridgend Business Forum Awards 2017. Thank you for inviting our Melanie Lazarus to such a great event at the Coed Y Mwstwr Hotel.

It was a fantastic evening.

29th September 2017
My Ex is bad mouthing me in front of the children Read article

27th September 2017
Civil Partnership Stats Read article

26th September 2017

How to help kids survive Divorce Read article

25th September 2017
Fathers Rights during Child Support Read article

22nd September 2017
We are sad to say goodbye to Lily today....thank you for all your hard work over the last year. We would all like to wish you the best of luck with your LPC and future career!

21st September 2017
Co-Parenting Advice from the Celebs! Read article

19th September 2017
Jilted woman collapses in Court after losing legal bid over split Read article

18th September 2017
Pension Sharing on Divorce Read article


15th September 2017
A busy evening for most of the staff at Melanie Lazarus & Co last night.... Melanie thoroughly enjoyed the opening of Magenta Financial Planning new offices at 1 Court Road, Bridgend. Use this link to find out more about the services they offer Visit website

Meanwhile, Amy, Kylie & Madeline attended a Wellbeing in the Workplace workshop & seminar held by Grwp at Capital Law, Cardiff. Thank you to Clare McRobbie for her session on Mindfulness and to Lianne Weaver for her session on feeling happier and to Grwp for organising such a fabulous event.

Use the links below to find out more about their services and how they can help you.

14th September 2017
Brilliant News! Female Solicitor appointed to High Court Bench Read article

12th September 2017
NY woman turns down 1 Billion from husband; wants a Divorce instead! Read article

11th September 2017
Parenting after Separation Read article

5th September 2017
Civil Partnerships
A civil partnership has allowed couples who make this commitment to each other to have the same legal footing as married couples.

We provide clients who have entered into a civil partnership with specialist advice on how to apply to the Court to dissolve the civil partnership or apply for a separation order. The dissolution process closely mirrors that of the divorce process. Go to Civil Partnership page

4th September 2017
Child Support and Post-Secondary Education Read article

31st August 2017
Domestic violence: charity urges rename of Clare's Law Read article

24th August 2017
Why CAFCASS make Court Orders Read article

23rd August 2017
Pre-Divorce Strategies
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22nd August 2017

Indian Woman is granted a Divorce because the home she shares with her husband does not have a toilet!
Read article

17th August 2017
Long-awaited Pension Valuation Decision from the Supreme Court
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16th August 2017
Lost Your Marriage Certificate?
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14th August 2017
Not Paying for Child Maintenance?
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4th August 2017
Divorce Financial Planning
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3rd August 2017
Have a Sweet tooth? Then take a visit to Ella Riley Sweets for a wide variety of homemade and delicious sweets!
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2nd August 2017
Social media and Court proceedings. Melanie Lazarus' interesting article in Vale Life Magazine. Read article

31st July 2017
What is a Non-Molestation Order
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28th July 2017
Divorce Counselling Helped Me Cope With Divorce
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24th July 2017
Children deal with Divorce differently
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21st July
Billionaire Petra Ecclestone and 'violent and abusive' husband to divorce
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19th July
What's it like for children when they first meet a Cafcass officer?
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18th July
Abuse victim who was handed £175,000 compensation is ordered to give his ex-wife £100,000 of it as part of his divorce settlement
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17th July
Judges blast Mel B and Belafonte for expenditure
Read article via DailyMailCeleb

14th July
Accepting Divorce and Moving On - The Divorce Magazine - TDM
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10th July
It can be difficult to explain complex social work issues to children. Five top tips
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7th July The Divorce Magazine
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4th July
Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines files for divorce from husband
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30th June The Divorce Magazine
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26th June
Divorce through children's eyes
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23rd June
Getting Back on Your Feet After Divorce
Read article via divorcemagazine

20th June
Elle Macpherson reportedly earns $79million in divorce
Read article via DailyMailCeleb

19th June
Dealing with Pensions when Divorcing
Read article via thedivorcemag

16th June
Arguing Causes More Damage than Divorce in Children - The Divorce Magazine
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13th June
Financial proceedings to be 'de-linked' from divorce
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12th June
Life after Divorce - What are you Thinking
Read article via thedivorcemag

9th June The Divorce Magazine
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8th June
Visit the The Beauty Spot Bridgend for their excellent range of services.
Treat yourself ready for the Summer by a friendly, professional therapist!
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7th June
Social Media and Court Proceedings.
Madeline Rand's interesting article in Seaside News
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MPs will debate the proposed reforms to the Law, which would mean Divorces where neither party has to admit wrongdoing would become available.

21st January 2016: Do I need permission to take my child abroad? You must get the permission of someone with Parental Responsibility for a child or from a Court before taking the child abroad. Taking a child abroad without permission is child abduction! Read article