We understand that the prospect of divorce, if you are financially dependent on your spouse, can be scary and seem impossible. You might be wary of obtaining legal advice because you are unsure how you will pay for it.
When you are going through financial proceedings during your divorce, there can be two types of court order:
- One which sets out the terms of the financial settlement and is either agreed by the parties or imposed by the judge and usually comes at the end of the proceedings; and
- Within the proceedings, there can be case management orders setting out the documents or information required to progress to a final settlement.
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.
We would always recommend that you talk to a specialist family lawyer as soon as possible when you are thinking about whether or not to divorce.
Many people delay things, often because they think they can sort a lot of issues out themselves and save money.
Harrogate Family Law has appointed top law graduate, Laura Mounsey, as a solicitor at the firm.
Recent coverage about speeding up the divorce process by using fixed fee digital services raises lots of questions about the pros and cons.
Divorce is a very difficult time for anyone and you need to have the best legal support on you side. Here are some helpful things you need to know:
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: