Can The Grounds For Divorce Affect Your Financial Settlement?

By October 16, 2019
Divorce is often an emotional time for couples, especially if you are filing for divorce using a fault-based ground. When the petitioner is filing for divorce using adultery or unreasonable behaviour, its not unusual to feel like they should be compensated in the financial settlement for their spouse’s behaviour. The behaviour of one spouse may […]

My Ex Won’t Sign A Clean Break Order | Next Steps

By October 8, 2019
Divorce is often a stressful and complex time for many, but what many divorcing couples do not realise is that a divorce only ends their marriage and not their financial ties. Without a clean break order, you will be financially tied to your ex-spouse for the foreseeable future. This means that either party could claim […]

What is a Form E in Divorce?

By September 12, 2019
What is a Form E in divorce? If you and your spouse would like to finalise financial matters after divorce then you will need to fill out a document called a Form E. A Form E is a document that contains questions based on your income, assets, pensions and expenditure. It will also ask you […]

Child Maintenance in Divorce

By February 21, 2019
Children in divorce
How to deal with Child Maintenance in Divorce If you are looking to get divorced and have children there are few more factors you need to take into consideration. One being child maintenance. Child maintenance is a payment made to the parent who looks after your child the most from the other parent. It’s there […]

What Happens to your Pension in Divorce?

By February 12, 2019
pension sharing pot
Pension Sharing in Divorce One asset that’s often forgotten about in divorce is a pension. Surprisingly a pension is often the second biggest asset and is one that can be very valuable. Many earn a pension throughout their whole working life, saving thousands to help provide a stable income when retired. Because this asset is […]

What is a Consent Order & Can I File It Myself?

By February 8, 2019
What is a Consent Order & Who Can File One? A consent order is an order that is drawn up by a solicitor based on what a divorcing couple has agreed upon. A consent order can only be applied for once the decree nisi has been granted. The consent order agreement explains how you will […]

Ins & Outs of Consent Orders In Divorce

By November 8, 2017
Consent Order forms
This blog post was written to help those that want to obtain a consent order but don’t have the money or time to instruct a solicitor. Reading this article will help you understand the ins and outs of obtaining a financial order following divorce. We want you to feel comfortable and confident arranging your financial […]

What would my spouse be entitled to if we divorce?

By October 30, 2017
dividing assest in divorce
LAST UPDATED ON SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2019 What would my spouse be entitled to if we divorce? Spousal entitlement is one of the most frequently asked questions our solicitors receive. Unfortunately, there is no set answer as every case is different, but there are a few factors that are always taken into consideration. When going through […]

How long does a consent order take?

By July 11, 2017
Male and female shaking hands
How long does a consent order take? There is no surprise that the most frequently asked questions we receive come in the form of “how long” or “how much”. So, this post will give you everything you need to know about the length, process and costs of a consent order. What is a consent order? […]

Clean break orders in divorce – Why are they important?

By April 8, 2016
the signing of a clean break order
LAST UPDATED ON OCTOBER 4TH, 2019 A clean break order is a type of court order that is made by a divorcing couple stating how they will separate assets and finances. Obtaining a clean break as part of your financial order will formally sever all financial ties and also prevents any future claims being made […]