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10.6.2024 | Lauren Gaines

What is Financial Disclosure in Divorce?

A divorce ends your marriage but it doesn’t end your financial ties to your former spouse. During the divorce...

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7.6.2024 | Sarah Norman-Scott

What is a Clean Break Order?

Is It Best to Have a Clean Break Order in Divorce? Couples often say they want a “clean break” after...

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6.6.2024 | Lauren Gaines

Court reduces Wife’s award by £20 million

The biggest “Divorce Cut” in legal history Court of Appeal judges have just made history by reducing the divorce award...

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28.5.2024 | Lisa Pepper

Settlements In Short Marriages

A Marriage is a Marriage — Even If It’s Short and Childless When deciding who gets what in a divorce,...

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13.5.2024 | Lisa Pepper

Impact Of Extended Family Wealth On Divorce

Can the Wealth of Extended Family Affect Your Divorce Outcomes? While there is no fundamental legal difference between a high-net-worth...

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21.12.2023 | Lisa Pepper

Financial Remedy Orders Explained

It is common for disagreements to arise over the finances during a divorce, even if you are on good terms...

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4.12.2023 | Lisa Pepper

My spouse is going bankrupt. Will it affect...

Divorce and Bankruptcy In 2022, more than 1 in 10 businesses reported a moderate-to-severe risk of insolvency. More than one in five (22%) of...

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29.10.2023 | Claire Andrews

What is a consent order?

Most divorcing couples agree on how their finances will be divided without going to court. A consent order is what...

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23.6.2023 | Sarah Norman-Scott

Approving Consent Order In High Value Divorce Case...

The case of Bogolyubov v Bogolyubov The best course of action for divorcing couples is to agree on a financial...

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22.3.2023 | Sarah Norman-Scott

Breadwinner or homemaker in divorce. Does it matter?

Breadwinner vs Housewife Divorce Rights When it comes to deciding how wealth is split in a divorce, English courts do...

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16.3.2023 | Joanne Wescott

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....

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16.3.2023 | Joanne Wescott

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...

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16.3.2023 | Joanne Wescott

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...

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16.3.2023 | Joanne Wescott

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...

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30.8.2022 | Lisa Pepper

Pension sharing on divorce

What is the new procedure for pension sharing? Pensions are one of the biggest assets of a marriage, yet many...

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6.5.2022 | Lisa Pepper

My ex has cut me off during divorce

Can my spouse cut me off financially? Unfortunately, it is far too common that when clients say it’s over,...

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6.5.2022 | Lisa Pepper

Divorce Loans

How the Court views loans from parents during divorce A frequent issue in financial divorce cases is a loan from...

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5.5.2022 | Joanne Wescott

Mesher Orders Explained

What is a Mesher order? A Mesher Order allows the sale of the family home to be postponed in the...

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11.4.2022 | Lisa Pepper

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...

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16.11.2021 | Diana Bastow

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...

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9.11.2021 | Lisa Pepper

Case Law for Fair Divorce Settlements

Cases that shape a ‘fair’ divorce settlement Part of what makes our divorce lawyers experts in their field is knowing...

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10.9.2021 | Jenny Walsh

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...

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10.8.2021 | Andrew Watson

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...

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27.4.2021 | Lisa Pepper

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...

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18.2.2021 | Sophie Brand

Tax and Divorce

Tax implications for divorcing couples As the end of the Stamp Duty holiday looms on 31 March, that is not the...

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4.9.2019 | Lisa Pepper

Calderbank Offers

The Resurrection of Calderbank Offers When a couple divorces, they are encouraged by the Courts to consider other dispute resolution...

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25.3.2019 | Andrew Watson

What is “Self-Help” in Divorce Proceedings?

One of the first things we explain to clients who are getting divorced is that, when it comes to financial...

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25.3.2019 | Lisa Pepper

Inheritance and Divorce

How are inherited assets are dealt in divorce? Inherited assets are not automatically ring-fenced from the pot of assets to...

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25.3.2019 | Mark Freedman

Supreme Court Allows Wife’s Claim 18 Years After...

Wyatt v Vince This unusual case demonstrates the risks of failing to bring a financial claim on divorce promptly, or,...

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