divorce in brighton

15 questions you should ask your divorce solicitor before you start 

By Kelly Newcomb ON July 3, 2020

Before you ask questions such as ‘how much does a divorce cost?’ and ‘how long will the divorce process take?’, there are more important questions you should ask your divorce solicitor in your first meeting. It goes without saying the divorce is a lengthy and expensive process, often fife with emotional conflict and stress, which…

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What are Child Arrangement Orders

By Kelly Newcomb ON June 5, 2020

If parents cannot agree on who should take custody of children then both parties can seek a Child Arrangement Order. This Court Order is usually necessary when there are children present during a separation or divorce where no amicable agreement can be decided. Our child arrangement solicitors can assist with disputes as to who will…

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The way ‘No further Action’ and Police interviews are changing

By jamesyates ON January 15, 2019

A change in the way the police are dealing with the timing of No Further Actions. As a firm with over 30 years’ criminal law experience, we are alert to changes in the way the police behave at certain points of the investigation process. An example of this is the increased frequency with which the…

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Fraud case given no further action ends successful 2018 for Martin Cray & Co.

By jamesyates ON January 7, 2019

The final quarter of 2018 was a remarkable success for the Criminal team at Martin Cray and Co. In the final three months of 2018 alone, we achieved a ‘No Further Action (NFA)’ decision from the police in eight criminal investigations. During that same period, none of our clients were formally charged by police when…

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Full throttle and achieving results – A successful lockdown for Martin Cray & Co

By Martin Cray ON July 8, 2020

Despite the Covid-19 crisis and the state of national lockdown, we here at Martin Cray & Co continue to work tirelessly towards achieving positive outcomes for our clients. By effectively utilising remote working capabilities we have ensured that no case gets left behind during these uncertain times. We are working harder than ever to represent…

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The Police wish to speak to my child, what can I do as a parent?

By Martin Cray ON April 9, 2020

Transcription Hello, I’m James Yates – a Solicitor Advocate at Martin Cray & Co, and I’m going to take a moment to set out the kind of things that can be done as a parent when your child is accused of an offence. The first think to know and remember throughout everything that I will…

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What can I do when I accept that I am guilty of an offence?

By Martin Cray ON April 4, 2020

When you make an admission or plea of guilt this often presents more questions than answers for our clients. However, by working with our leading solicitors based in Brighton you’ll be getting some of the best representation you can in any court of law. Transcription Hello, I am James Yates – a solicitor advocate at…

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Police station interviews: Choose a solicitor you can trust

By Martin Cray ON March 28, 2020

You may receive a call from an investigator who will invite you in for an interview regarding a case – however, regardless of whether or not you are guilty you should not attend these alone. Even if you have nothing to hide you need a trained solicitor by your side to assist you through the…

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Best solicitors in Brighton: Why choose Martin Cray & Co.

By Martin Cray ON March 24, 2020

Knowing who to trust with your personal matters can be a distressing process. Beyond having to share your situation with a stranger, you also need to trust that they’ll take action in your favour and advocate for you as best they can. We pride ourselves on our approach to every case, choosing empathy and understanding…

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The truth about divorce: understanding the process

By Martin Cray ON March 19, 2020

As one of the leading divorce solicitors in Brighton, Martin Cray is keen to share his industry insight into the process of divorce to help clients myth bust some misconceptions around divorce while providing a true insight into the divorce process. Transcription Let me explain some of the simple truth about divorce ancillary relief that’s…

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