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

“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[...]

Can I still own property with my ex when we divorce?

Can I still own property with my ex when we divorce?

There are a few reasons as to why you may want to still own a property or properties with your ex when you divorce. Read[...]

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

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[...]

The New Routine – Establishing a Care Pattern that Works for all of you

The New Routine – Establishing a Care Pattern that Works for all of you

Breaking up is hard to do. Even when it’s amicable. And when children are involved, it’s always harder. If you’re readin[...]

What is Spousal Maintenance?

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 [...]

What is a Decree Absolute?

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[...]

What is a child residence order?

What is a child residence order?

Child residence orders are now referred to as ‘Child Arrangement Orders’ in England and Wales. The court operates a ‘no [...]

Divorce Day – Fact or Fiction?

Divorce Day – Fact or Fiction?

Each year in January several column inches are devoted to Divorce Day – the first working Monday in January, when there [...]

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 [...]

Juggling the holidays after divorce - A child’s point of view

Juggling the holidays after divorce - A child’s point of view

Here are some thoughts from a child of divorce, on how to help your kids juggle the holidays with their divorced parents[...]

Co-Parenting over Christmas

Co-Parenting over Christmas

Marcie Shaoul shares her expertise on navigating the festive season with your co-parent.[...]

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

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 [...]

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[...]

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[...]

The Top 3 Common Law Myths You Should Know About

The Top 3 Common Law Myths You Should Know About

If you’re co-habiting and things go sour, you should protect yourselves by being aware of these three common myths when [...]



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