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Wirral Life Editorial: A Revolutionary Way to get Divorced

Wirral Life Editorial: A Revolutionary Way to get Divorced

Wirral Life talk to Chris Sweetman and Peter Marples of Fair Result, a team of specialist divorce lawyers offering a new approach to achieve a fairer result for clients. Why did you set up fair-result ? Through a frustration with the existing process of divorce where often wives are starved of cash so they can’t defend themselves properly and it…

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 It’s complicated, outdated, and inefficient, which is both time consuming and potentially very costly.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…

How Much Does Financial Abuse Affect Divorce and What to Do. Do not Be Trapped!

How Much Does Financial Abuse Affect Divorce and What to Do. Do not Be Trapped!

The goal of any abuser is to gain power and control in a relationship. Our advice is as follows. Firstly, What is Financial Abuse in a Marriage? Financial abuse occurs in most controlling or assaultive relationships. It often involves the victim being cut off from their finances, which creates an unhealthy amount of dependency on the aggressor.  Other examples of financial…

A Free Guide to Divorce and Handy Checklist

A Free Guide to Divorce and Handy Checklist

Divorce is one of the most stressful and emotional events of your life. It will affect more than 50% of all married couples during their lifetime. It impacts not just on the two parties but on wider families, children and friendship groups. Whilst many younger couples look to cohabit and not marry – and that in itself causes major issues when…