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The Treatment of Inherited Assets in Divorce

The Treatment of Inherited Assets in Divorce

The beginning of every divorce is different. Just like everything in matrimonial family law and the treatment of finances in divorce. Every case is different and often depends on the individual circumstances of each case. The court will generally have considerations about the size of the inheritance, when it was received, how it has been dealt with during the marriage,…

Would you pay for a house extension on an hourly rate?

Would you pay for a house extension on an hourly rate?

Many of you will know that fair-result has developed and introduced a fixed fee divorce service for ALL aspects of family law, including the financial settlement – the area where costs tend to climb out of control. Our fees are not based on the size of the marital pot, it’s purely on our case-by-case assessment of the complexity of the…

No blame divorce to be introduced from 6th April 2022!

No blame divorce to be introduced from 6th April 2022!

The much anticipated no-blame divorce is planned to be introduced in less than one month’s time and no, it’s not an April Fool’s Day joke. Whilst the terminology has changed, it really isn’t a major adjustment that everyone was expecting. Removing the often-unhelpful divorce approach of ‘unreasonable behaviour’ or ‘adultery’ that often causes unnecessary stress and aggravation. Besides that, little…