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Changes to Legal Aid lead to court delays

According to research carried out by the law firm Hugh James, the divorce courts are being hit by delays because divorcing couples are increasingly choosing to represent themselves. Hugh James has analysed recent court records with figures appearing to show that the average divorce case is taking three weeks longer to resolve than it would […]

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Why a fixed-fee approach to divorce works for us

We’ve read with interest an article in the blog section of the Huffington Post website which speculates as to why lawyers in the United States are unlikely to ever introduce fixed-fees for the legal work they perform. The blog article, written by Georgialee Lang from Lawdiva.wordpress.com, comments on another article by Jim Halfens of Divorce […]

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Are you getting the right financial advice?

According to life insurance and pensions firm Phoenix, divorce is leaving many thousands of women facing financial hardship after divorce, because they didn’t get the right advice when their marriage ended. Phoenix’s findings show that one in three women will be unable to make any further savings, two in five did not fully understand their […]

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Parenting apart during the school holidays

The long summer holidays can prove to be a particularly challenging time for parents: keeping children entertained whilst juggling work is very difficult, particularly for parents who are bring up children alone. For parents who are parenting apart, complicated childcare arrangements and financial pressures can all become magnified during the school holidays. In addition, disagreements […]

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