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Help The Homeless Leicester Food Bank

Help The Homeless Leicester have been distributing orange wheelie bins to local businesses to act as a food bank collection. Here’s Arif handing over the first bin to be distributed... Read more

Victimless Prosecutions

Recent tragic news has highlighted the Crown Prosecution’s pursuit of so called victimless prosecutions. But what is a victimless prosecution? It is a case either at the police station or... Read more

Steve Morris makes Leicestershire Law Society Senior Solicitor of The Year Shortlist!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Steve Morris, our Senior Partner and Head of our Crime Team has been shortlisted for Leicestershire Law Society’s Senior Solicitor of the Year.... Read more

What to expect when Social Services get involved

Children services have a duty to ensure that children are safe when concerns have been raised in relation to the child’s wellbeing and welfare. Children are often referred to social... Read more

Family Paralegal Vacancy

Paralegal (Family Department) Are you a Law Graduate interested in pursuing a career in Family? Dodds Solicitors are currently seeking a Paralegal for a one year fixed term contract. The... Read more

Possible New Divorce Laws Coming Soon

The Divorce, Dissolution & Separation Bill [HL] 2019-20 is due to have it’s second hearings in the House of Lords today which means there will be a general debate on... Read more

Family Justice Board Event for FOCUS Charity

Thank you to all who supported us and donated raffle prizes to the Family Justice Board event on Friday 24th January. We raised over £700 for Focus Charity https://focus-charity.co.uk/... Read more

Released Under Investigation

When accused persons are interviewed at the police station they can be released no further action, bailed for further enquiries to be made, released under investigation or charged and bailed... Read more

Family Mediation Week

This week 20th – 24th January 2020 is Family Mediation Week. Mediation is a conversation worth having. John Taylor, chair of the Family Mediation Council said ‘it is not surprising... Read more

Crown Court Sentencing Remarks to be Televised – Does this really make the system more transparent?

The Crown Court (Recording and Broadcasting) Order 2020, draft legislation laid before the Government yesterday, allows the sentencing remarks of Judges in the Crown Courts in England and Wales to... Read more