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Divorcing – think Pension outcomes after divorce

Divorcing – think Pension outcomes after divorce

As the third lockdown kicks in, are tensions at home rising? Family lawyers say divorce enquiries usually spike this week of the new year as a result of strained relations over the festive period, while divorce…

Protection from lockdown losses

Protection from lockdown losses

Lindsey Canning, head of Family Law at Wake Smith Solicitors, discusses options and looks at post marital agreements for clarity on asset division.

Financial orders are vital when divorcing

Financial orders are vital when divorcing

Many people are not aware that a divorce itself does not bring to an end the financial claims that separating spouses can make against each other. Deborah Marsh, associate and collaborative lawyer in the Family…

No fault divorce from Autumn 2021

No fault divorce from Autumn 2021

"No-fault" divorces will come into force in England and Wales from Autumn 2021. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, which will stop couples blaming each other and allow irretrievable breakdown as a…