Resolutions' guide to separation and divorce

Resolution, the organisation which represents family lawyers in England and Wales, have produced a guide to separation and divorce. Available to download from Resolution’s website, the guide has been aimed at couples facing the breakdown of their relationship. Whilst going through separation or divorce should never be considered lightly, Resolution’s guide offers helpful advice on […]

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Sadly the New Year often sees a new start of a life apart for many couples – rather than making plans for the coming year, for couples contemplating divorce it can be hard to remain positive. We thought we’d take this opportunity to highlight the valuable work of Resolution, an organisation which offers family law […]

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Cuts placing added pressures on separating couples

Sadly, January is when many couples with marriage difficulties choose to make a fresh start, with many family lawyers reporting it is their busiest month of the year. The intensity and pressure of the festive period, together with couples with children delaying difficult decisions until after Christmas, regularly leads to a rise in divorce figures […]

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D is for Divorce

The 7th January is the time when your house looks bare having taken down your Christmas decorations and you’re making a new home for the mountains of presents that the family have received. It’s also the time when you naturally take stock of where you are and where you want to be this time next […]

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The number of 'silver separations' continues to rise

Many people would probably assume than when most couples reach middle or old age, their marriage looks set to last. However recent figures show that there has been a significant rise in the number of ‘silver separations’ with the parting of couples in their sixties and even seventies bucking the general downward trend in divorce. […]

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Report highlights the long-lasting impact of divorce

Although many family lawyers are well aware of the issue, a recent report highlights the long-lasting effects of divorce on children, showing that the destructive impact can be felt long into adulthood and even old age. The government-backed report proves that divorce is just as devastating today – even though it is no longer taboo […]

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Recession could reduce divorce rates

It seems as though the current economic downturn could be having an unexpected effect on divorce rates. Before the economic crisis started, many couples paid for solicitors fees using credit cards, however this practice seems to have all but stopped – perhaps as some people stop and pause before embarking on divorce and separation. At […]

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