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If I’m Not Happy With My Divorce Outcome, Can I Go Back To Court?

  It can sometimes be that one party in divorce proceedings, upon reflection, feels dissatisfied with the final financial order. Even when the settlement has been reached by consent. But…

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What Is No-Fault Divorce?

  No-fault divorce means a couple can obtain a divorce without one of them having to prove the other party is to blame for the breakdown of the marriage. The…

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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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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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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

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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Is it worth having a pre-nuptial agreement?

In 2010 the case of Radmacher v Granatino made headlines in England. The case confirmed that pre-nuptial agreements could be binding in the UK in the right circumstances. Recently this…

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International Divorce

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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Is There A Best Place To Divorce?  

  If you are caught up in the uncertainty created by marital breakdown you might think nowhere is a ‘good’ place to divorce. But many people go to great lengths…

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