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Family Law Blog : Divorce & Separation

Comment on divorce & family law 

Why do I need a family lawyer to get a divorce?

divorce lawyer sat at wooden table with pen and paperwork.

You would think that the answer to this question is obvious, wouldn’t you? To advise on the law of course, but it is not as simple as that. Whilst there is the obvious benefit of having proper legal advice there are many other reasons to have a specialist family lawyer on your side.

What are the consequences of a delayed divorce?

woman in delayed divorce sitting by the window looking unhappy .

Making the decision to split from a spouse can be one of the hardest things that many people will do. Once they have made the decision and set the wheels in motions there is a seemingly endless list of “to dos” to get things sorted before they can move on with the rest of their life. The last thing anyone wants is for the process to be delayed.

Is it possible to divorce someone more than once?

marriage certificate and scissors for article can you divorce the same person more than once.

How many times can you be divorced from the same person? As many times as you marry them is the honest answer. Just ask Liz Taylor and Richard Burton.

But if you only marry a person once, you can only be divorced once? True or false?

Bitcoins and PayPal - New Ways of Hiding Assets in Divorce

bitcoins hidden in divorce stacked in front of computer .

For divorce lawyers, encountering people trying to hide assets that form part of the matrimonial pot is nothing new. What is new is the in which parties may try and achieve this. In divorce proceedings the courts of England and Wales take a pretty robust approach and require that both parties provide a full and frank picture of their respective financial circumstances.

How to protect your mental health in divorce

Divorce and mental health.

The mental anguish caused by a relationship break-up and the problems that this can cause can so often be overlooked when there is so much else going on.

You might expect to be a little more under pressure than normal when going through a divorce. There is so much to think about, so much to sort out and yet daily life, with job, kids and a home, still has to go on. This may mean they are not looking after their own emotional well-being.

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