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Breadwinner or homemaker in divorce. Does it matter?
When agreeing on a financial settlement, does it matter if you’re a breadwinner or a homemaker? When it comes...Read more
Are trusts protected from divorce?
Can trusts protect an inheritance from your spouse? A trust is a separate legal entity. Neither spouse owns its assets. ...Read more
Is a limited company protected from divorce?
Is my spouse entitled to half of my business? If you are involved in running a limited company, then it...Read more
How is a pension split in a divorce?
Pensions and Divorce In a divorce, pensions are taken into account together with all other financial assets. Once all assets...Read more
Who gets the house in a divorce?
How is a house divided in a UK divorce? For most people thinking about getting a divorce, one of the...Read more
How to set aside an order in financial...
My ex-spouse didn’t tell the truth about their finances when we divorced, can anything be done? Can the financial...Read more
Pension sharing on divorce
What is the new procedure for pension sharing? Pensions are one of the biggest assets of a marriage, yet many...Read more
My ex has cut me off during divorce
Can my spouse cut me off financially? Unfortunately, it is far too common that when a client says it’s...Read more
How the Court views loans from parents during divorce A frequent issue in financial divorce cases is a loan from...Read more
Mesher Orders Explained
What is a Mesher order? A Mesher Order allows the sale of the family home to be postponed in the...Read more
Financial Dispute Resolution (FDR) for Divorce
What is FDR for Divorce? Traditionally, a divorce financial settlement is dealt with by mutual agreement between the parties or...Read more
Negotiating financial settlements in divorce
Costly and acrimonious divorces: a lesson in what not to do If you’re determined to pursue your financial claims...Read more
Uncovering hidden assets in your divorce
Hiding Assets During a Divorce As part of your divorce, you and your ex will have to agree on dividing...Read more
Case Law Divorce Settlement
6 cases that shape your divorce settlement Part of what makes our divorce lawyers experts in their field is knowing what...Read more
Does Divorce Revoke A Will?
Divorce and Wills In the midst of a divorce or separation, it’s rare for couples to think about making...Read more
Beneficial Interest in Property
Andrew Watson, a London-based divorce lawyer in our family department and Resolution accredited cohabitation lawyer, summarises the law in relation...Read more
Divorce in your 60s – The Financial Implications
How common is a divorce in your 60s? The latest divorce figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show...Read more
Tax and Divorce
Tax implications for divorcing couples As the end of the Stamp Duty holiday looms on 31 March 2021, that is not the...Read more
The Resurrection of Calderbank Offers When a couple divorces, they are encouraged by the Courts to consider other dispute resolution...Read more
My spouse is going bankrupt. Will it affect...
Bankruptcy is on the rise in the UK. In 2022, more than 1 in 10 businesses reported a moderate-to-severe risk of insolvency. More...Read more
Self-Help in Financial Remedy Proceedings
One of the first things we explain to clients who are getting divorced is that, when it comes to financial...Read more
Y v Y – Balancing inheritance, family wealth and...
The recent case of Y & Y looks at how the Courts have been dealing with inherited assets and confirms...Read more
Effect of Delay on Financial Relief Claims: Vince...
Wyatt v Vince This unusual case demonstrates the risks of failing to bring a financial claim on divorce promptly, or,...Read more
Supreme Court Hands Down Judgement in Mills v...
Supreme Court hands down judgement regarding Spousal Maintenance Payments. The Supreme Court today handed down judgement in the case of...Read more