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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 21 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

Divorce FAQ – Part 4

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Do we have to go to court to get the settlement approved? You do not have to get a settlement approved by the court, but unless you get a consent order, either of you will be able to change your…

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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 19 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

No Fault Divorce

Divorce in black and white

The Government has this week confirmed its intention to move towards a no fault divorce in England and Wales. Currently it isn’t possible for a couple to get divorced without one party being found to be at fault unless they…

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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 17 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

Divorce FAQ – Part 3

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Can I settle any financial claims once and for all when we divorce? In many cases, yes. For example, a spouse who would have paid maintenance to the other can instead agree to transfer an appropriate lump sum and/or other…

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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 11 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

Divorce FAQ – Part 2

Who pays the legal fees in a divorce? While negotiating a financial settlement you each use – and are responsible for paying – your own lawyer. As part of the settlement, however, one of you might negotiate that the other…

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Aimee Aspinall

Posted 5 September 2018
by Aimee Aspinall .

Divorce FAQ’s – Part 1

To apply for a divorce, you must have been married for at least one year, and the relationship has permanently broken down. You will need to consider which fact applies to your particular case when presenting a petition for divorce….

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Caroline Ryan

Posted 18 July 2018
by Caroline Ryan .

The End of a Meal Ticket for Life?

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The Supreme Court has overturned a decision by the Court of Appeal for a husband to increase payments to his ex-wife following her mismanagement of finances. Today’s unanimous decision allowed the appeal of the husband in Mills v Mills, concluding…

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