Date: 16 October 2018

Free Divorce and Finances Legal Clinic

Divorce and Finances Clinic

We are holding a free divorce & finances legal clinic on Saturday 3rd November 2018 from 10am to 1pm. Our family solicitor Angela Lally, who has over 16 years’ experience of dealing with divorce and finances, will be providing FREE advice. Come along and find out the answers to your questions: How do I start a divorce? Is fixed fee divorce right for me? Financial settlements – what does it mean for me? How to get a fair divorce settlement? Simply come along on the day or call us on 0114 299 9729 to book a slot. Can’t wait until 3rd…

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Date: 14 September 2018

How can I get a fair divorce settlement?

The best agreement you can reach upon divorce, is one that both you and your spouse are happy with. However, there are some points that you need to take into account before you make your final decision. The need for full and frank disclosure There is a duty on both parties to give full and frank disclosure of their positions, including their income, assets and pensions. The purpose of the disclosure is to make sure that each party knows as much as possible about the other parties’ financial position. Without this information it is difficult for you to know what is…

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Date: 24 August 2018

How can I stop my ex from having a financial claim after we divorce?

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When you divorce from your spouse, you can have financial claims against each other. Financial claims can include a claim against a house, savings, pensions or income (spousal maintenance). Many people think that the divorce itself brings the financial claims to an end – it doesn’t. Even years after separation, your assets could be at risk unless you sort out the financial claims within the divorce process. This is a really straight forward process and involves filing an agreed order at the court (called a consent order), and providing to the court some basic information about your finances. You should still…

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Date: 1 January 2017

Divorce Day set for 3 January 2017

Best Solicitors Divorce

Traditionally, the first working day after the Christmas and New Year break is one of the busiest of the year for divorce lawyers. It has come to be known as D-Day, with D standing for divorce. Our divorce lawyers are therefore gearing up for a frantic new year. ‘We are expecting to be extremely busy in January’ says Wendy Bailey, Head of the Family team at Best. ‘Throughout 2016 we have seen an increase in the number of new divorce clients. Clients who we have seen throughout the year for initial enquiries will often use Christmas as a time of reflection,…

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