Resolution Chair comments on Legal Ombudsman's report

Following the recent publication of a report by the Legal Ombudsman entitled ‘The Price of Separation,’ Liz Edwards, the Chair of Resolution, was invited to comment and address some of the questions and issues that the report raises. Liz Edwards was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC London on 28 February; it’s possible […]

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Legal Ombudsman's report warns of the costs of divorce

A report recently published by the Legal Ombudsman for England and Wales has highlighted the spiralling costs of divorce. At Dovetail Divorce we understand the financial cost of divorce is often a huge worry and this is why we developed on our unique online divorce fee calculator and offer our services on a fixed-fee basis. […]

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January proves to be a positive month for marriage

Although the first working day in January has gained a reputation for being ‘divorce day’ due to the numbers of couples visiting divorce lawyers to arrange separations, figures released by the Church of England show January as being one of the busiest times of year for vicars because of a rush of people getting engaged […]

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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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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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Leading judge warns against idolising celebrity marriage

A leading judge has warned against the dangers of idolising celebrity marriages which are far more likely to fail. Sir Paul Coleridge has expressed his concern about the interest young people take in glamorous celebrity relationships as a model for their own, after new research found that divorce rates amongst celebrities is twice the national […]

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