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Equal Division Is the Norm in Divorce – But There Are Exceptions

Equal division of assets is the norm in modern divorce cases – but judges do not take a formulaic approach and there are exceptions to the rule. In one case, a wife was awarded just 37 per cent of a

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Non-Accidental Injuries to Children – Judges Know How to Uncover the Truth

It is always distressing when children suffer non-accidental injuries and identifying perpetrators, so that they come to no further harm, is one of the most difficult tasks faced by the family courts.

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Book Launch – The Good Divorce Guide

Some exciting news to share … We launched The Good Divorce Guide at Waterstones in Windsor last night and what a fabulous celebration it was – see below for a few photos. If you would like a complimentary

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Divorce Jargon Explained

Divorce law made simple Acknowledgement of Service: the form sent to the respondent — they can accept or contest the divorce Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): ways of resolving disputes without going

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Court of Appeal Departs from Equal Sharing Principle in Big Money Divorce

Equal division of assets following divorce has long been the general rule, but there are exceptions. In one case, the Court of Appeal decided in a ‘big money’ case that the brevity of a childless marriage,

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How can you deal with the emotional strains and stresses of separation and divorce

One of the first things people think about when ending a relationship is the legal implications and this is quite right as they do need to be considered fully. However, one of the first things I always

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Brief Teenage Marriage Still Legally Valid 20 Years Later Family Judge Rules

In a unique decision, a family judge has ruled that a marriage that endured for less than three weeks prior to separation remained legally valid when the husband – who had by then undergone gender reassignment

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Ask A Lawyer – Requirements for a divorce

Tina talks us through the grounds for divorce.

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How financial divorce settlements work

Shanida talks us through how financial divorce settlements work. ​

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