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What is a divorce financial order?

What is a divorce financial order?

A divorce financial order is a document that makes your agreements about how to split your finances legally binding. It [...]

What is a consent order? The legal jargon free guide

What is a consent order? The legal jargon free guide

A consent order is a legally binding document that sets out the financial arrangements you and your ex have come to. It [...]

Benefits post-divorce: what you need to know

Benefits post-divorce: what you need to know

When you physically separate and go to living in a one adult household, it’s helpful to maximise any benefits post-divor[...]

How much does divorce cost?

How much does divorce cost?

Divorce has a reputation for being expensive, but fees don’t have to rise through the roof. Luckily, there are plenty of[...]

Silver splitters: How a lifetime mortgage could help you separate in later life

Silver splitters: How a lifetime mortgage could help you separate in later life

Divorce in later life is on the up. Although (until last year) the overall divorce rate has been falling, for the last 2[...]

How to share assets in a divorce

How to share assets in a divorce

Splitting your assets (and your debts) when you decide to divorce can feel overwhelming. However, a few simple steps can[...]

Can’t afford to buy your own home after separating? A new type of mortgage could make things easier

Can’t afford to buy your own home after separating? A new type of mortgage could make things easier

A big consideration, when parting ways, is where each of you is going to live.  If you have a low income (or no income a[...]

Want to keep the cost of divorce low? Read on

Want to keep the cost of divorce low? Read on

The cost of divorce can be huge. It’s estimated that couples can end up paying £8,000 each in legal fees just for lawyer[...]

How to Beat the Crippling Cost of Divorce

How to Beat the Crippling Cost of Divorce

£70,000. The average spend on getting divorced in the UK. In London the average cost of divorce is a staggering £134,525[...]

Why create a budget?

Why create a budget?

Why create a budget? Knowing what you need to live on will help you make realistic financial agreements as part of your [...]

Tenants in Common vs Joint Tenants – advice for cohabiting couples who are separating

Tenants in Common vs Joint Tenants – advice for cohabiting couples who are separating

This blog will help you if you're cohabiting with your partner, have property and are separating/separated. It will expl[...]



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