No more blame game: the introduction of no-fault divorce

2021-08-27T07:27:32+00:00November 18th, 2020|Relationships|

On 9 April 2019, it was announced that the government will be implementing the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020. This new law, which has received Royal assent and is expected to come into force in late 2021, will fundamentally reform the current divorce process with the removal of the concept of ‘fault’.

Divorce: 10 Essential Tips

2017-07-25T15:05:56+00:00July 25th, 2017|Relationships|

10 essential things to know and do before filing for divorce Despite divorce rates being at their lowest level in 40 years, almost half of all marriages in the UK, 42% to be precise, still end in divorce. And whether it’s you or your spouse instigating the break-up, it’s almost always a complicated and emotionally [...]

Pre‐Nuptial Agreement Information

2016-06-15T12:16:28+00:00June 15th, 2016|Relationships|

This article sets out the position relating to pre-nuptial agreements and how they are viewed by the courts on divorce. If you have any questions please contact Holly Berner ( or Rajan Berry ( Summary of the Law upon a financial order claim […]

Pensions and Divorce

2013-12-20T11:08:07+00:00November 18th, 2010|Articles / Guides, Relationships|

If you are contemplating divorce, then a particular area of concern is likely to be your pension. Perhaps you have a pension that you wish to protect or maybe your spouse has a pension that you believe you are entitled to part of. […]

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