No fault divorce – the end of the blame game

Friday, 17 Sep 2021

From April 2022, the biggest change to divorce laws in almost fifty years is set to be introduced, with the main intention being the removal of the requirement for one party to blame their spouse for the breakdown of their marriage. The key intended changes are:- There will remain only one ground for divorce; being... Read More


PROMOTION FOR FAMILY SOLICITOR ANDREW FOULDS

Wednesday, 2 Jun 2021

The Directors at AWB Charlesworth Solicitors are pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Foulds (Family Department) to Associate Director from 1st June 2021. Andrew is a member of AWB Charlesworth’s family law team and has been with the firm since 2012.  He specialises in a broad range of family law matters including divorce and... Read More


SPOTLIGHT ON THE WORK OF MARTIN HOUSE

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

Respite Care A good night’s sleep is something most people take for granted, but for Jim and Jayne, caring for two daughters with complex conditions means they are regularly woken throughout the night. Lily-Rose, 18, and Tia, 12, both have complex care and medical needs, and have been coming to Martin House for respite care... Read More


TRANSATLANTIC CHALLENGE: A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MARTIN WOOD

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

When Armstrong Wood & Bridgman started in 2003, Martin Wood took on the role of senior partner until his recent retirement in March this year. Martin received the top law degree at Birmingham City University and his efforts meant he was chosen to represent his college at an award ceremony in Edinburgh, where he was... Read More


TRANSATLANTIC CHALLENGE: A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ROGER ARMSTRONG…

Friday, 9 Apr 2021

It only seems right to incorporate in to the fundraising event a bit of history about the original people behind the firm. As the challenge starts from Armstrong, this blog focuses on the man behind the A in AWB Charlesworth Solicitors – the legend that is Roger Armstrong. Roger started out as a specialist social... Read More


SPOTLIGHT ON THE WORK OF MARTIN HOUSE HOSPICE

Friday, 9 Apr 2021

Respite care through a pandemic This last year has been challenging for us all, but for families with a child with a life-limiting condition, this year has been extremely isolating and worrying. Many have been shielding the whole time, too anxious to go out and unable to access support in the community. Ruby and Sophia’s... Read More


TRANSATLANTIC CHALLENGE

Monday, 29 Mar 2021

In this our 10th year since the merger of AWB in Keighley with CWB in Skipton, we have decided to go transatlantic and raise money for a much needed cause. During the month of April members of the AWB Charlesworth team will be walking, cycling and running  the route between Armstrong, Wood, Bridgman and Charlesworth... Read More


How lockdown has torn many couples apart

Friday, 19 Mar 2021

  When getting married, the last thing being contemplated is divorce.  Although 12 months ago, Britain’s divorce rate was falling faster than anywhere else in Europe, since lockdown, there has been a significant increase in demand for divorces. Whilst “an ok” marriage can survive normal life where there is plenty of opportunity for time apart,... Read More


Testimonial for our Head of Family

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020

“Divorce is difficult at the best of times whether you are the applicant or like I was, the respondent. Your decision making can be poor at a time you need it to be at its best. Choosing the right Solicitor to advise you and represent you through the difficult times ahead is THE most important... Read More


Impact of COVID-19 on relationships

Friday, 5 Jun 2020

Since the nationwide lockdown was enforced to curb the spread of COVID-19, there have been a considerable number of positive effects for many:- More quality family time Enjoying simple pleasures, e.g. a family walk, board games etc Getting to know neighbours Avoiding the commute Spending less money Never have so many families spent so much... Read More