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What Are The Questions I Should Ask My Divorce Lawyer When I Meet Them?

  It’s not unusual for clients to be unsettled when they meet their divorce lawyer for the first time. And in much the same way that patients might bring a…

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Will Cohabiting With My New Partner Affect My Divorce?

  Getting your divorce finalised – together with any financial settlement –takes time. Particularly at present with the family courts under pressure as never before. It’s not unusual then, for…

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Asset Sharing And Divorce: How Far Do Courts Go?

  Judges have a wide discretion to decide how to divide assets on divorce. This can inject a degree of unpredictability into disputed financial settlement cases. Where there are high…

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Can English Courts Change A Foreign Financial Order?

  We’ve written extensively about forum shopping in these advice pages. In particular we’ve explained why the financially weaker spouse in a divorce will often try – where possible –…

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Children's Issues

International Residence Orders – Children Always Come First

  Many of the divorces we deal with have an international aspect. The issue of child residence sometimes becomes more complicated when parents live in different countries. This is particularly…

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What Are My Rights as a Parent?

A great concern for divorcing couples with children is the welfare of their child or children. Despite the spousal relationship breaking down, it is crucial that there are minimal repercussions…

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Client Questions

How Can I Avoid Court Even Though My Husband Won’t Discuss Matters?

  Client Question: My husband has asked for a divorce. He sees no point in talking to me and wants a judge to settle our arguments about money and the…

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Can I Stop My Ex-Wife taking My Child Abroad?

Client Question: My ex-wife and I split some years ago, at the time our daughter was 2 years old – she is now eight. Communication has never been good between…

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Divorce

The Difference Between Annulment And Divorce

  Under English law a marriage may be ended by either divorce or annulment. A declaration of annulment indicates that your marriage was invalid or had become invalid for some…

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Clean Break Divorce – What You Should Know

  Sometimes the term ‘clean break’ is used to describe divorce settlements that are not strictly speaking clean breaks at all. Here we answer some of the common questions our…

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Financial Issues

Asset Sharing And Divorce: How Far Do Courts Go?

  Judges have a wide discretion to decide how to divide assets on divorce. This can inject a degree of unpredictability into disputed financial settlement cases. Where there are high…

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Cohabitees: Numbers Increase But Legal Position Still Weak

  Earlier this month the Office for National Statistics published its annual report into current trends in living arrangements in the UK. One of the more startling revelations was the…

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International Divorce

Can English Courts Change A Foreign Financial Order?

  We’ve written extensively about forum shopping in these advice pages. In particular we’ve explained why the financially weaker spouse in a divorce will often try – where possible –…

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I Got Married Abroad. Do I Have To Get Divorced In The Same Country?

  Clients often ask us this question ahead of issuing divorce proceedings. The straightforward answer is no. Your marriage venue does not dictate jurisdiction when it comes to your divorce.…

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