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No fault divorce - what you need to know

David Gauke, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor confirmed today that divorce laws will change and ‘no-fa[...]

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Books for co-parents after divorce or separation

Finding the right advice for you and your family can be a challenge, especially if you’re separating or separated. Ther[...]

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Changing back to your maiden name after divorce

Guidance on how to change back to your maiden name after a divorce / civil partnership dissolution.[...]

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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 handle Mothers’ Day as a single parent – tips for Mums and Dads

It’s impossible to escape the media hype about Mothers’ Day, and when you’re separated and going through a divorce, it c[...]

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What to do with your dog if you split with your partner

The end of a relationship brings various life adjustments, many couples have more than just themselves to think about in[...]

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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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5 things your adult child wants you to know about how your divorce is affecting them

Divorcing couples with young children are inundated with advice on how to tell the children and how to act in their best[...]

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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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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[...]

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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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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[...]

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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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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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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 [...]



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