Six things to consider when thinking about divorce

If you are reading this, the notion of foreign territory may feel all too familiar. Plainly, nobody gets married with a view to later divorcing and the prospect of embarking on the process can sometimes feel emotionally and financially daunting. Where do

Is a pre-nup enforceable?

2022 has been a landmark year for family law, with the introduction of the ‘no-fault’ divorce law coming into effect on 6 April removing the need to prove a relationship has broken down. Meanwhile, many couples across the country are still waiting

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How will no fault divorce work?

The long-awaited Act for “no-fault” divorce was passed in June 2020. It is now due to become law on 6th April 2022. The new legislation takes away all elements of pointing the blame in divorce, which have previously caused so much polarisation

Who gets what in a divorce settlement?

One gets what is necessary to meet ones needs in the vast majority of cases. It is that simple. Therein lies the shortest and most straightforward lawyer’s answer perhaps in legal history. The matter becomes more technical when people differ on what

Is my business a matrimonial asset?

While not always the case, in the event of a divorce it is common for a business asset – whether it is a private company, sole trader, interest in a company or shares in a limited company – to be considered part

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