The pros and cons of an on line divorce
The pros and cons of an on line divorce

When searching for a divorce on line there are an array of different websites offering “A quickie divorce for just £99” . You could be forgiven for believing that the divorce process is quick and…

The first children act appointment- what to expect
The first children act appointment- what to expect

The first hearing (the First Hearing Dispute Resolution Appointment) You are bound to be wondering what to expect prior to the first court hearing concerning children proceedings. This article will help you to understand what…

Factors to be considered in financial settlements
Factors to be considered in financial settlements

The courts have a very wide discretion as to what orders it can make when assessing financial settlement for divorcing couples. All the circumstances of the case are to be taken into account and every…

Your first meeting what to expect
Your first meeting what to expect

It can be a daunting process to take the plunge and go and see a solicitor for the first time. A particularly difficult part can be opening up to a complete stranger about what has…

We have agreed a financial settlement – what is the next step?
We have agreed a financial settlement – what is the next step?

When you reach a financial agreement it is necessary for this to be encapsulated into a consent order to be approved by the court. The court fee for approving the consent order currently stands at…

The Divorce Process
The Divorce Process

  The flow chart below demonstrates the divorce process in flow chart form:     DIVORCE PROCESS Uncontested Proceedings (4-6 month process if there is no unforeseen delay) Petitioner Respondent Petitioner Petitioner Petitioner   Divorce…

Parenting a Survival Guide
Parenting a Survival Guide

Parenting   Children are vulnerable to relationship breakdown. They often try to protect parents by not expressing what they are feeling and often because of this parents underestimate what their children are experiencing. Your child…