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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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[...]

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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 [...]

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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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What is Spousal Maintenance?

Spousal maintenance is a payment made by either a husband or wife to their former partner when they divorce or dissolve [...]

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Divorce and property – what you need to do and know in three simple steps

A big consideration when you divorce or separate is how to sort out any property you own. Every separation is different,[...]

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Three ways to find out how much your property is worth when you separate

You need to have an idea of the value of the property before you start talking about how you will split your finances wh[...]

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How to get a consent order online

Ending your marriage or civil partnership is one legal process and ending your financial ties is completely different le[...]

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What happens if a consent order is broken

A consent order (sometimes called a financial order) will legalise the financial arrangements you have made with your ex[...]

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Can a breakup be amicable even when there’s financial strain?

While breakups are hard, the effects on finances can make the whole ordeal even harder. In the UK alone, around 500,000 [...]



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