This year, 30th November to 4th December was Resolution’s Good Divorce Week 2020. Here Victoria Emens helps you understand the key steps to a ‘good’ divorce.
Articles by ‘Victoria Emens’
Family law solicitors are seeing an increasing trend in people wanting to save costs and do their own DIY divorce. This may be very tempting, but it could be laying the foundations for a disruptive, upsetting, and expensive dispute years down the the line.
The summer holidays are here again. But these happy times are often the cause of animosity and conflict between separated or divorced parents; especially if holidays abroad are on the cards. We look at some key points associated with taking your children out of the country.
We know that children of divorced parents can be adversely affected by their parents’ behaviour during the divorce and separation process, and that it could affect their own ability to form positive adult relationships. However, US researchers have recently suggested that children of a “messy” divorce are also three times more likely to endure a lifetime of colds as adults!
This week a city trader won her appeal to cut her divorce payment to her ex after a short marriage. We look at how this may affect future divorce settlements and decisions about asset splitting.
We understand that legal issues around relationships can be worrying and confusing. There’s also a great deal of terminology that is commonly used but actually completely wrong or outdated. If you’re trying to search online for help that can make it even more difficult for you to find what you need. This blog sets out some of the things that people say, and what the really mean!
So you’ve made the difficult decision to get divorced. As far as you’re concerned, there are no joint assets to divide and you’re clear that once the divorce is over you can each go on your way and start afresh. Does your ‘decree absolute’ mean that your financial affairs with your ex are resolved forever?
A recent report found that judges are increasingly unlikely to look at dividing personal possessions in divorce settlements. This means that valuable items like designer watches, jewellery or handbags may be kept by the owner.
If you’re resolving financial issues on divorce or separation, there’s often a real issue about who’s going to take responsibility for debts that still need to be paid.
Social media is now, for many of us, part our everyday lives affecting us in many ways, including our relationships. It has the power to bring couples together but on the opposite end of the spectrum it has also led to the breakdown of many relationships and is used by some as a voice box during divorce proceedings.
The Family team at RWK Goodman share tips for business owners looking to protect their interests, at a time of year notorious for marriage breakdowns.
After another tense and difficult Christmas, you’ve come to the realisation that your marriage is no longer working. The New Year is a time for new beginnings and you’ve decided that this is the year when things are going to change for the better.