Big Changes in Divorce Around the Corner

If you are contemplating a divorce, then keep reading to find out all you need to know about the changes which will soon be happening. Currently the position is that there is only one ground for divorce, that is that you have reached the conclusion that your marriage has irretrievably broken down.  In other words, [...]

Civil Partnership: An Option Worth Considering?

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 living together that could lead to difficulties and potential unfairness in the event of the death of one partner because [...]

Essential Guide To Maintenance

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 maintenance or periodical payments or you may be more familiar with the term “alimony”.  Spousal maintenance is not an automatic [...]