Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage

By September 20, 2019
couples separating and divorce
The phrase irretrievable breakdown in divorce is used a lot but the question is, what does it mean? In England & Wales, there is only one reason for divorce and that is the irretrievable break down of your marriage. However, you have to prove that your marriage has irretrievably broken down by using one of […]

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 […]

Cheap online divorce lawyers – are they worth it?

By July 4, 2019
online divorce
Cheap divorce lawyers is a term often used in Google, which suggests that consumers are seeking to obtain a professional divorce from a qualified solicitor but at a low-cost. ‘Cheap’ is subjective and cheap to one person could be very expensive to another. We often receive phone calls from our website visitors saying that they […]

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
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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 […]

Why do I Need a Cohabitation Agreement?

By February 6, 2019
cohabitation
Why do I Need a Cohabitation Agreement? Did you know an unmarried cohabitating couple have no legal rights if they separate? This could mean one party is left with nothing if their relationship was to end. Cohabitating couples are massively on the rise in the UK! Many couples are choosing to live together and not […]

Do I Need A Divorce or Separation Agreement?

By February 5, 2019
separation agreement vs divorce
Do I Need A Divorce or Separation Agreement? A divorce and separation agreement sound very similar however they are in fact completely different. They have different legal status, they cost a different amount, and they involve very different things. This post will help you decide which is best for you. So what is a Separation […]

5 Facts You Must Know About Prenuptial Agreements

By February 1, 2019
Prenuptial Agreement form
Prenuptial Agreements The basics A prenuptial agreement is an agreement signed by a couple before entering a marriage. It explains what will happen to their individual assets if they were to get divorced. A prenuptial agreement is used to help protect assets and stops them being spilt when a divorce is processed. There are 5 […]

How much does a divorce cost? Start-Finish

By January 29, 2019
money divorce
How much does a divorce cost start to finish? Divorce costs can vary massively depending on your situation and circumstances. Many people believe they have no option but to pay thousands of pounds but this is simply not true. This post will show you how you can keep your divorce costs as low as possible and […]