How do the courts split the assets during a divorce?

When it comes to divorce, the division of the assets and finances is often the most contentious issue. Negotiating who gets what, how much, and for how long isn’t always straightforward, particularly if there’s a family home, a business, or complex pensions to consider.  Sometimes, it’s not possible to reach an agreement without the intervention ...

2023-07-10T11:10:19+01:00July 10th, 2023|Divorce and money, Money, Property|

4 tips for a conflict free Christmas

As we prepare to celebrate another Christmas, many people will be looking forward to some well deserved time off with friends and family. However, if you’re contemplating a separation or divorce, or you’re trying to repair a fractured relationship, Christmas can very often lead to additional pressure, and a level of stress and conflict that ...

2022-12-21T14:40:25+00:00December 21st, 2022|Divorce, Divorce and money, Family law|

5 ways you might be dealing with financial infidelity

Trust and openness are essential to any healthy relationship. That applies to anything you might have to deal with as a couple, including money. Whilst we’re all familiar with the concept of infidelity, financial infidelity is something you may not consider when it comes to your relationship. Financial infidelity can range from excessive spending to accumulating ...

2022-07-05T09:15:30+01:00July 5th, 2022|Divorce, Divorce and money|

3 Challenges of Divorcing with a Business

Self-employment has been a growing trend in the UK for some time now. As of January 2022, there were approximately 4.19 million self-employed workers in the UK, many of whom will be at the helm of successful businesses.  But what happens during a divorce when there's a business involved?* Here, we take a look at ...

2022-03-28T16:58:03+01:00March 21st, 2022|Divorce, Divorce and money|

Is divorce different for the very wealthy?

In recent years, there’s been a fair amount of press coverage when it comes to the divorces of the rich and famous. We’re talking about some seriously high profile, and extremely high net worth, cases: Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott, Bill and Melinda Gates are just two of the couples that spring to mind.  For ...

2022-03-28T16:57:48+01:00October 26th, 2021|Divorce, Divorce and money|

5 myths about family solicitors

Family solicitors have had their fair share of attention in the world of Hollywood and television dramas. And while many of us enjoy a dramatic court-room scene on our TV screens, they’ve done nothing to correct the preconceptions about the profession that are already in existence.   In this week’s blog, we’re bringing things back to ...

2021-09-16T14:35:43+01:00September 14th, 2021|Divorce and money, Family law|
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