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I’m divorced so my money is safe now. Right? Wrong.

A common misconception in divorce is that a financial claim cannot be made once a Decree Absolute has been granted. In reality there is no limitation period for bringing a financial claim after divorce and there have been a number of very high-profile cases recently where financial claims have been brought many years after the marriage had ended.

Staying friends with your ex; is it really possible? Read our co-parenting tips.

When a relationship breaks down, staying friends with your ex might seem an impossibility. It depends on individual circumstances and the reasons for separating, of course, but some people do manage to maintain an amicable friendship. The Duke and Duchess of York are perhaps one of the best-known couples who have remained friends despite divorcing after 10 years of marriage. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin also remain on friendly terms after they ‘consciously uncoupled’ in 2014.

3 reasons why you must get legal advice on any financial agreement you reach on divorce or separation

Once an agreement is reached this should be put into a formal document to ensure that the terms of the agreement are clear, fully understood by both of you, and will protect each of you from possible further claims in the future.

Scared to call a divorce lawyer? Don’t be.

Most people who come to see us for the first time are very nervous about doing so.  It is a big thing to accept that your marriage has got to the stage where you feel you need legal advice about a separation.

We know how hard it is for you to come and talk to us.  But remember you are not alone in how you are feeling.  Everyone feels the same way.

Worried about the cost of legal fees on your divorce? Here is our toolkit so you can stay in control.

You are not alone: almost everyone worries about legal fees.  We understand that no one wants additional stress in what is an already stressful situation when you are separating or divorcing. However, investing in very the best legal advice is the best investment you can make for your future.  There’s no point in you saving a little on legal costs if this means you get a smaller financial settlement.