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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Helping Children Deal with Separation

Separation and children If you have experienced relationship breakdown, you will know how hard it can be. For a child, experiencing their parents separating can be equally  upsetting and confusing.  As family lawyers, sadly we see situations every day where children...

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6 Golden Rules of Divorce

Here are the golden rules of divorce Children first. If you are a parent with children, put their needs first. Ideally tell them together with your ex that you are separating. Offer them lots of reassurances  that this isn’t their fault and they are loved by both...

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