Will you marry me?

It’s the season of romance! Valentines Day is THE day to propose! A time to become engaged or betrothed. The term fiancé or fiancée is usually applied to the intended bride and groom. The term derives from the French word for ‘betrothed’. An engagement is a promise to...

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Decisions Decisions

Divorce solicitors tend to report an increase in new enquiries in the New Year. You may be considering the end of your marriage but don’t know where to turn for good legal advice. How do you decide which lawyer to represent you if you end up on the path to...

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How To Choose A Divorce Solicitor

Aside from the emotional dynamic when a relationship ends, a client has to find someone who they can entrust to support them on the journey to the next stage in their life. In many cases, it is one that can have life changing consequences. An online search can reveal...

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5 Mistakes To Avoid In Divorce Or Separation

Every separation is unique but the fact remains, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about things. There are several things you and your spouse are able to do to make the divorce or separation process go as smoothly as possible. Not Providing Accurate Financial...

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Christmas With Children: For Divorced Families

With the holiday period fast approaching,  have you and your ex agreed what the children will be doing over Christmas? Often, separated parents agree to alternate the immediate Christmas period each year, with children spending Christmas Eve night to Christmas day...

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3 Christmas Survival Tips For The Newly Divorced

For those who are newly divorced, the holidays can be a difficult time of the year. Every year many former couples have to figure out how Christmas will be celebrated, especially if children are involved. It can be an immensely painful thing to do but at the same...

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A #Betterway To Divorce

I’m a proud member of Resolution, a community of family justice professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution membership is about the approach I take to my work. This means that as a Resolution member, I will...

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How Can I Get A Divorce?

Wanting to get a divorce from your husband or wife is never an easy decision but in some marriages, it can be inevitable. Here are a few important things to keep in mind on how to file for divorce from your partner. If a divorce is the only option for you, you need to...

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Brangelina Divorce: A Common Story

A common divorce story According to major news sources, Brad Pitt’s alleged use of cannabis and alcohol has been the main factor in causing the breakdown of his relationship with Angelina Jolie. At FM Family Law we speak to and advise many mothers, father, wives,...

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