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The Pros and Cons of the Government’s New Online Divorce System

This week the government launched a nationwide way for couples to apply for a divorce online. The catalyst for this chan[...]

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How to file for a divorce in the UK (England & Wales) – step by step guide

One of the most common things I hear in my work as a divorce coach is ‘I want to get divorced, but I have no idea where [...]

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18 Point Checklist for an amicable Divorce

Wondering how to get divorced? The process can seem daunting and complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve put toget[...]

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I want a divorce – How to tell your ex it’s over

‘I want a divorce – but don’t know how to tell my ex’. This is often a major reason why people stay in unhappy relations[...]

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Infographic : The Divorce Process

Divorce infographic When you are divorcing the sheer amount of information available means knowing where to start can fe[...]

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Why Create Goals During Your Divorce?

Why create goals? Focusing on the future rather than dwelling on the past leads to a more positive mindset for everyone [...]

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Are You Ready to Separate or Divorce?

Being in the right emotional place is fundamental to having an amicable divorce. Find out if you’re ready to separate wi[...]

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The straightforward guide to divorce options

You’ve decided you’re going to divorce, turning your world upside down and leading to weeks or even months of arguments [...]

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Preparing to cooperate – 5 more tips for an amicable divorce

So the cat’s out of the bag… the separation is public. Friends, family & maybe children know what’s happening. Anger, hu[...]

Divorce without lawyers – what you need to know

Divorce without lawyers – what you need to know

Many people assume you need a lawyer to divorce - you don't. Here are the pros and cons of doing divorce without lawyers[...]

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Ticking the 'financial box' on my divorce petition - what does it mean and should I tick yes or no?

This very common question creates a lot of confusion and panic, this blog aims to explain what it means and to help you [...]

The Divorce Podcast

The Divorce Podcast

Introducing, the Divorce Podcast, hosted by amicable's Co-founder Kate Daly. The podcast aims to address divorce in the [...]

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What is a Decree Absolute?

A ‘Decree Absolute’ is the final stage of a divorce, or dissolution (if you have a civil partnership). When you receiv[...]

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Divorce checklist: 10 things to check before you start divorce proceedings (if you don’t have children)

This divorce checklist below will help you to prepare if you're right at the beginning of the divorce/separation process[...]

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“I’ve received divorce papers in the post, what do I do now?”

If you’ve received divorce papers through the post and you’re not sure what to do next, read this information and advice[...]



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