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How Long Should it take to get Divorced?

How Long Should it take to get Divorced?

Well not as long as it’s taking now! We are currently involved in a case where we had a case adjourned on the 6th of September 4 hours before it was scheduled to happen – just a phone call saying the case had been removed from the list because the court couldn’t accommodate it and it still has no new hearing…

Pension Sharing Orders – Beware the Small Print

Pension Sharing Orders – Beware the Small Print

We are proud to be supporting our clients with the best advice available when dealing with divorce.  Speaking to many new clients, we almost always discuss the issue of pension provision of each party to the divorce. We get many comments ‘oh there isn’t much in there’ or ‘a pension sharing order will sort me out’ or even worse, I’m not really that bothered…

Do I Need a Financial Remedy Order on Divorce?

Do I Need a Financial Remedy Order on Divorce?

In any divorce the parties can agree financial division of the marital pot informally between themselves. However, for it to ultimately be biding it needs to be approved by a judge at court. Although you can bring an application for financial remedy years after the divorce it is much more straightforward to deal with it at the time of the…

Why is Divorce so Damn Expensive?

Why is Divorce so Damn Expensive?

Well, the system is stacked against us. All of us. It’s complicated, outdated, and inefficient, which is both time consuming and potentially very costly. No, this is not some conspiracy theory. This is just how it is: The divorce system encourages fighting. At its core, divorce is a lawsuit: X versus Y. And lawsuits are fights. Even the formal documents that frame…

Moving On After Divorce : What To Think About

Moving On After Divorce : What To Think About

Getting over a divorce is something that is going to be different for each person. Some people will have a more difficult time coming to terms with the end of a marriage. Even so, there are important steps that you can take toward healing. Look at these eight steps that you can take that will make moving on after divorce…