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’.
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 [...]
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rajan Berry (email@example.com) Summary of the Law upon a financial order claim […]
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. […]
During a divorce, your solicitor will seek to achieve a fair financial settlement on your behalf. Where you or your spouse is a shareholder in a privately owned business it will be necessary to value the business in order to achieve that “fair” settlement. […]
Before you book the venue there are some things you should consider planning for in the event of a breakdown of the relationship, or death of either or both partners. […]