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‘No-fault’ divorce was officially brought into effect in England and Wales on 6 April 2022, as a part of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020. The changes have been...
When a marriage ends you will need to agree how the family finances are divided. This is a simple sentence to write, but, in many cases, a very difficult thing...

Cohabitation and the COVID Effect

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Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that marriage rates in the UK (i.e the number of persons of all ages marrying per 1,000 of the UK population,...

Problems with Child Arrangements

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Raising children is not an easy task and when you and the other parent are no longer living together following divorce or separation, it can be particularly tricky. Some changes...
Recent research has shown that in the 1970s prenuptial agreements were a factor in approximately 1.5% of UK marriages. By the turn of the century, this figure had risen substantially. Since 2000,...

Five Tips for a ‘Successful’ Prenup

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The concept of what makes a successful prenuptial agreement is a complex one. As the law currently stands in England and Wales, ‘prenups’ are not automatically legally binding. However, there...
When a couple separates, disputes over the arrangements for children are often the most contentious and emotionally charged. Ideally, these matters should be resolved through negotiation, mediation and by mutual...

Divorce Mediation – A Simple Guide

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This guide to divorce mediation explains what mediation is, how it works, when it is necessary and how a divorce lawyer can assist you. It also looks at the differences...
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