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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Should you use social media during a separation?

Social media and separation From Facebook to Twitter, social media is here to stay. Millions of people share the milestones in their lives on social media. From a promotion to the birth of a baby, many happy moments have been shared with the cyber world. Happy moments...

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Financial Needs On Divorce

Finances and divorce On 1st July 2016, the Family Justice Council released its ‘Guidance on “Financial Needs” on Divorce’. The guidance is aimed primarily at courts and legal advisers and therefore the language can be complex in places. The aim of the guidance is to...

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Vince and Wyatt- why a financial agreement is a must

Case study: Vince and Wyatt Earlier this month, a landmark ruling in a divorce case saw an ex-wife receiving a share of her ex-husband’s fortune over 20 years after the couple divorced. Kathleen Wyatt and Dale Vince married in 1981, after beginning dating as students....

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Counselling and support for children in divorce

Children in divorce Many of our clients tell us that they feel happier after they see a Relate counsellor and are better able to deal with their problems. Counselling is also available for children. It’s for any young person who's having problems. Whether it's...

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