During divorce, marriage annulment, a judicial separation, or the dissolution of a civil partnership, there is likely to be a need to settle disputes over money or property. The Court can settle this and can make a financial remedy [...]
Picture this scenario: your relationship is getting serious, but marriage is not really for you. If everything is going well, that’s fine but what happens if unfortunately things don’t work out? If you are just [...]
Whilst we are specialists in all aspects of divorce and resolving the issues that stem from relationship breakdown, we also see the emotional impact of the divorce process. It can be helpful to look at [...]
For over 50 years, since the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, in order to obtain a divorce immediately on separation there has been the requirement for some form of blame – either adultery or unreasonable behaviour. [...]
Couples looking to buy a property together should seek legal advice According to the Office for National Statistics the number of cohabiting families increased by nearly 30% between 2004 and 2014. Despite cohabitants [...]
Guide to spousal maintenance (alimony) One aspect of reaching a financial settlement on divorce is whether one spouse should provide financial support from their income to the other spouse. This is called spousal [...]
You may be unaware that obtaining a divorce does not automatically cut the financial ties between you and your ex spouse and you will still remain financially linked together. Any agreement or financial settlement you reach to resolve the finances [...]
Following a relationship breakdown issues may arise regarding arrangements for your children. One of the main questions may be which parent should the child live with and how often will they see the other parent. The terminology [...]
Once divorce proceedings have been started the next step for many is to reach an agreement on their finances. The information below will provide you with a quick guide to the available options to you [...]
January 13th, 2014|Comments Off on Divorce in the New Year
A new year and a new blog from CSL Law. We are a small firm of specialist solicitors based in central Croydon, providing expert advice on all aspects of family law, including divorce, which is especially pertinent in [...]
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