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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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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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Valentine’s Day – The Divorce Survival Guide

Here it comes again, Valentine’s Day; the day when the whole world seems to be loved up and happy. A weather girl will p[...]

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My ex, their new partner and our kids – six tips for co-parenting when your ex has a new partner

As a single parent, I always knew that my ex would want to introduce his new partner to our children once we were divorc[...]

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Top 10 Reasons for Divorce

The latest stats from the Office for National Statistics show that unreasonable behaviour (one of the reasons you can us[...]

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Legal separation vs divorce – what’s the difference?

Confusingly a legal separation is different to a separation agreement. A legal separation (Judicial) is the process of g[...]

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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 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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Top tips for navigating Mother’s Day after divorce

‘Family’ days like Mother’s Day after divorce or during the divorce journey can be difficult to navigate. A positive min[...]

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How Style Can Boost Your Confidence During Divorce

Jacynth Bassett, founder of The Bias Cut shares her tips on using style to boost your confidence during or post-divorce.[...]

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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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Tips for helping your friend through a divorce

We all know that a true friend is one that sticks by us when the going gets tough, but when a friend is going through di[...]

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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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Telling friends and family you’re getting divorced

Telling friends and family you’re getting divorced for most people, is a frightening prospect. Being worried about peopl[...]

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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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