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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…

Current Trends in Divorce Finance for 2021

Current Trends in Divorce Finance for 2021

Following a major overhaul of divorce financing in 2012 where legal aid was removed from most matrimonial proceedings including divorce, courts across England and Wales have seen a year-on-year growth of litigants in person.  This attempt to reduce costs inevitably leads to the process becoming far more emotive stressful and often way more protracted than it needs. Litigants in person…