With legal aid drastically cut back, Harrogate Family Law are delighted to be supporting a national, not-for-profit social enterprise working to provide accessible support to families through the difficulties of separation and divorce.

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.

10 surprising reasons that your marriage could be headed towards a divorce

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:

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.

The case of Mrs. Owens and what it means to anyone applying for a divorce now

It will have been hard to miss the press coverage of the divorce case between Mr. and Mrs. Owens which went all the way to the Supreme Court.  There is much talk of reforming the law so that a divorce can be obtained without making allegations of blame.  Unless and until the law is reformed we need to consider what effect this has on the way divorce applications are made.