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I HAVE SEPARATED FROM MY PARTNER DO I NEED A SEPARATION AGREEMENT ?

16th March 2021

If you are coming out of a relationship, whether you were cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership, you may ask if you need to formalise your separation. A Separation Agreement is a formal contract that can be agreed upon between you and your former partner to determine the division...
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DIVORCE AND BANKRUPTCY

27th February 2021

A natural consequence of the Covid pandemic is inevitable a rise in bankruptcies and divorces and the two don’t mix well The impact of insolvency shortly before, during or shortly after a divorce can cause confusion over ownership of the assets of the bankrupt When a person is made bankrupt...
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DIVORCE IN LATER LIFE - 55 AND OVER

5th February 2021

The over 55’s are leading the way in new divorce enquires this year. One of the reasons for this is that as the average life expectancy increases, those with retirement on the horizon see themselves with at least another 25-35 years of good living ahead of them. People change dramatically...
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What NOT to do in a divorce

8th December 2020

Divorce is hard enough Don’t make it harder by engaging in play power games to gain an advantage over your ex. everything becomes that much more intense. Don't be a vindictive ex with a "win at all costs" attitude. If power play happens in your divorce, there are few things that...
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WHAT MAKES A GOOD FAMILY SOLICITOR

26th November 2020

  Yesterday I received a beautiful thank you card and a bunch of flowers from a client (Mr G) that I had helped through the divorce process. His case had involved a very intensive period of activity over a period of a few months, which were incredibly stressful and upsetting for...
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