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How to tell your husband “it’s over”

How to tell your husband “it’s over” Like a great many other women, you may have started January by contemplating divorce and ended it by reaching the decision to end your marriage. Making that decision is both the easy part and the difficult bit. It’s “easy” because at least, now, you have made a decision

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Get advice about Divorce BEFORE Christmas

Get advice about Divorce BEFORE Christmas Christmas is the most dangerous time of the year for family harmony. Marriages break up at Christmas. The divorce year starts in earnest in February. We deal with mature relationships – these are not people breaking their marriages on a whim.  They have had 10, 20, 30 years together

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Ultimate Guide to Financial Settlements

Ultimate Guide to Financial Settlements When marriages or civil partnerships break down, one of the most pressing issues is reaching and agreeing on a financial settlement that divides assets fairly. In the UK, the law around financial settlements is complex. Family courts in England have wide discretionary powers and each case is assessed on its

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Can’t Sleep? Write.

Cant Sleep? Write. In the early stages of divorce, it is often difficult to sleep. Quite apart from the physical absence of your ex-partner beside you, you’re so very, very tired, yet at the same time overwrought, angry, upset and anxious about the future. You fall into bed at night, exhausted, but find yourself wide

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Don’t rubbish your ex – your kids might need them one day

Diane Benussi Don’t rubbish your ex – your kids might need them one day There are few marriages that break up without any hurt or animosity on either side. The failure of a partnership can lead to feelings of anger and bitterness towards the other person. This is understandable – maybe they cheated on you;

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High Profile Divorce – What Happens When The Wealthy Split Up?

High Profile Divorce – What Happens When The Wealthy Split Up? There have been a number of high profile divorces that have been publicised recently. Back in May 2021, Bill and Melinda Gates announced their separation to the world after 27 years of marriage. With an estimated $124bn fortune to account for, the divorce of

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