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Helen Fitzsimons represented the Father in the case of Re H (Parental Alienation) [2019] EWHC 2723 (Fam) – in this case the child, who had been alienated by his Mother against his Father, was transferred to the Father’s care with … Continue reading

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Helen Fitzsimons represented a Father from London whose baby very sadly died.  The Local Authority alleged the baby’s injuries were caused by non-accidental injury ie ‘baby-shaking’.  We were able to robustly defend these allegations and instruct Queen’s Counsel and Junior … Continue reading

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A Father from Bath has resumed his relationship with his children after their Mother stopped all contact for almost two years citing serious and unfounded allegations against him of abuse.  This suspension of contact followed years of litigation and this … Continue reading

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Helen Fitzsimons Family Law are delighted that Helen Fitzsimons is recommended and ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2018 UK Lawyers Guide.  Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions stating … Continue reading

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A Father from the Cotswolds transferred representation in his battle to resume contact with his children, from expensive London lawyers to Helen Fitzsimons.  The proceedings in Oxford had been ongoing for many months and the Father was becoming disillusioned with … Continue reading

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A local authority was seeking to remove children from their Grandmother’s care.  The Grandmother, from West Sussex, instructed Helen Fitzsimons who successfully secured the Grandmother party status, obtaining an interim child arrangements order and securing the Grandmother parental responsibility.  As … Continue reading

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A Father from London now sees his children after Mother stopped all contact for almost two years.  This suspension of contact followed years of litigation over finance and the children.  This Father had either instructed expensive London lawyers or been … Continue reading

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The prospect of going on holiday abroad should be an exciting one, eagerly anticipated and impatiently awaited. But for a parent who is separated or divorced it can be hugely stressful when their ex wants to take their children abroad. Whether or … Continue reading

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While teachers and children cannot wait for the summer holidays, their excitement is not always shared by parents who are separated or divorced. Issues involving children, such as where they will live and how they will spend time with each parent, … Continue reading

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Helen Fitzsimons successfully represented a Mother from West London accused by the Father of alienating their child against him. The Mother transferred to Helen Fitzsimons Family Law having been unhappy with the representation she was receiving from her local solicitor.  … Continue reading

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