Most people think about divorce costs in terms of legal fees and the expenses involved in selling the family home but there are a number of hidden costs that can hit you hard if you are unprepared.
We are sure you have seen the headlines for countless celebrities who have been granted a “quickie divorce” in a matter of minutes. You may be wondering how you can get one too.
No matter where you look social media is impacting on most people’s ways of life. Whilst it is certainly an effective way to keep in touch with people, could social media be negatively impacting on your relationship? Following on from our last blog which you can read here, we continue to explore this issue.
Social media is an integral part of everyday life for most people. It is a fantastic way to keep in touch with both relatives and friends from whom distance separates you. However, could social media be damaging your relationship?
When parents separate there can be issues over the arrangements for children and, in particular, how your children’s time will be divided on special occasions such as Christmas.
With so many couples now relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad when they set up home together, divorce throws up a whole new set of problems for parents who want to safeguard the investment they made in the early stages of the relationship.
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.
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.
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.
Harrogate Family Law and managing director, Andrew Meehan have once again been recognised as leaders in the field by the top guide to the legal profession, Chambers UK.