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What rights do fathers have following separation?

Fathers rights

When a couple separates, the toughest discussions usually centre around the children. Whilst we hear a lot about mother’s rights, it’s sometimes less clear what fathers are entitled to and […]

5 changes to the new divorce petition form

From August 2017, spouses must use the new updated petition form when seeking a divorce, dissolution (of a civil partnership) or legal separation. The new form is mostly the same […]

Balancing children’s time between divorced parents

Helping Children Through Divorce

42% of marriages end in divorce in the UK and unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for children’s parents to separate. Find out more on shared parental responsibility and how to help […]

Important considerations on pensions on divorce or dissolution

Pensions

Pensions are becoming an important consideration for us all, with many unsure about how they will secure their futures. Changes to the way pensions are dealt with have had a […]

Helping children through divorce

Divorce and children

Divorce is tough on everybody involved but, as is often said, it is always hardest on the kids. A big change is likely to be scary for children at the […]

The need for mediation at Christmas

Mediation at Christmas

One of the most powerful messages being broadcast at this time of year is that Christmas is a time for family. For many, this is a happy, heart-warming message but […]

Child maintenance: £4 billion nationwide in arrears

Child maintenance payments

Across the country, there are single parents not receiving child maintenance payments which they are entitled to. £4 billion is owed in child maintenance nationwide. Campaigners and MPs say the […]

Tackling domestic violence – first steps

One of the most difficult steps in tackling domestic violence is first acknowledging that it’s taking place. It may have been something that has built up over several years of […]

Spousal maintenance – what you need to know

Spousal support - what you need to know

Spousal maintenance is not the same as child maintenance but it can be claimed upon divorce alongside any capital and pension claims. The payment is made by either by the […]

Periodical Payments and Mortgage Applications following Divorce

Many people who have been through a divorce are now receiving a significant proportion or all of their income from periodical payments either in the form of spousal maintenance and/or […]

How to sort out your finances during divorce

As we’ve heard over the last week, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are to divorce. Heard has cited irreconcilable differences for the split, and may be entitled to at least […]

Child custody – Making arrangements for children after divorce

Child custody

If you’re getting divorced or separating from a long term partner, the impact upon any children is often the most complicated and sensitive issue. Many questions surrounding child custody will […]