Taking the decision to separate is not an easy one and the added complexity of living in the same home can make the situation feel unbearable.
Deciding to get a divorce is difficult. It may feel like your life is being turned upside down. However, it is possible to take control of the situation and make it work for you.
There is still a misconception that couples who share their home and finances have certain rights, whether they are married or not. This assumption is unfortunately resulting in some people being left homeless and facing financial hardship if their relationship breaks down.
A dog is very much part of the family and if you have reached the decision that your marriage has come to an end, it is natural that you will be worried about who your dog will live with.
The word narcissist is thrown around quite a lot, but what is a narcissist and how can you spot one? We have put together a few signs that could help you recognise if you have one living in your own home.
Recent coverage about speeding up the divorce process by using fixed fee digital services raises lots of questions about the pros and cons.
Harrogate Family Law are delighted to have contributed to 101 Questions Answered About Separating with Children, a new book to help separating parents keep their children’s best interests first. Harrogate Family Law are a long-term supporter of the social enterprise OnlyMums & OnlyDads and are a member of their Family Law Panel.
In some cases, particularly after a particularly bitter or acrimonious separation, a child’s feelings towards one parent can be psychologically manipulated by the other.
When you think about possible reasons why people get divorced, the more obvious ones tend to spring to mind: One person having an affair? Financial difficulties? A lack of love and affection? However, there are other, not as obvious reasons that over time can be detrimental to a relationship. Do you treat your house like a hotel? Are you addicted to social media? Read on to see if any of these feel familiar:
Gaslighting is a term that has been in the news quite a bit recently but what is it, how can you recognise it and is it dangerous to you and your relationship?