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my partner needs to start divorce proceeding unfortunatly his wife wont settle reasonably he his self employed he pays three quarters of the mortgage on the house... read more

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That's a very big question but unfortunately you haven't given enough information for any solicitor to be able to answere it. Your partner shoul... read more

My husband and I have been married for 3 years and he wants us to divorce because he has found someone else. I don’t want to divorce but he wants to marry his gir... read more

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Your husband can due for divorce on the grounds of ‘irretrievable breakdown’ of your marriage but he has to prove this using one of five ‘facts’:... read more

I have been married for 12 years, have two young children, and I’m in the process of divorce. We are reasonably well off and own our home. Will our assets be divi... read more

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If you can’t come to an agreement about how to split your assets, a court will make a decision for you. When it deals with financial claims like ... read more

My husband and I have split up but we don’t want to drag ourselves through the court. We’ve heard of a new procedure called Collaborative Law. What is this and ... read more

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Collaborative Law is quite a new process which is used to sort out family disputes away from the courts. Basically, you would each appoint your o... read more

My partner and I are getting married next year. I have a successful business and have put a huge amount of my own capital into it. But I’m concerned I could los... read more

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Yes, but you must both take independent legal advice and you must be aware that they are not yet legally enforceable in the courts. However, if y... read more

My husband and I are nearing the end of divorce proceedings and we have managed to agree a financial settlement. Is there anything we need to do or can we just w... read more

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Whilst it is good to reach an amicable financial settlement without the court’s involvement, it is important for both of you to ask the court to f... read more

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