07/05/21

What am I entitled to if I get divorced?

Divorce Settlements: What are you entitled to? For most people, the most worrying aspect of getting divorced is how to divide any marital assets. Most …

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05/03/21

Do I have to attend divorce mediation?

What is divorce mediation? Mediation is a way of resolving financial matters arising from the breakdown of a relationship without the need to attend Court. …

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17/02/21

HMCTS Court Portal lifting the burden of Family Court delays

It has not been missed by all here at Ringrose Law that there has been a huge rise in the waiting time of Court activity. …

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08/02/21

Is my spouse entitled to half my pension if we divorce?

Pensions can be one of the most valuable assets an individual has and, as such, should always be considered when reaching a financial settlement as …

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Family Mediation
27/07/20

What is a clean break consent order in divorce proceedings and do I need one?

Many people assume that once they are divorced their ex-spouse has no future financial claim against them. This is simply not the case. Where a …

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15/10/19

Help your divorce lawyer to help you: What I need to tell my family lawyer during the first…

Embarking on divorce, civil partnership dissolution or judicial separation or even the mere prospect of discussing such can be a distressing and sobering thought. It …

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05/01/17

Resolution Code of Practice

I am a Member of Resolution which is a community of Family Justice Professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a …

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Domestic Abuse
03/01/17

Divorce and Brexit – The Final Straw

A recent report by the Head of the UK’s largest family law organisation warns that the stress of Brexit is adding to pressure on couples …

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Regulatory Law
21/12/16

Tougher Enforcement Powers

Family Solicitors welcome Court for tougher enforcement powers. The Law Commission has called for a cultural change to ensure Family Financial Orders are enforced more …

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Financial Disclosure
20/12/16

Full Disclosure in Financial Proceedings

The importance of full disclosure in financial proceedings Earlier this year there was much ado concerning the divorce settlement between James Goddard-Watts, the Screwfix millionaire …

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22/07/16

Dividing Pensions on Divorce or Dissolution of Civil Partnership

In Divorce or Dissolution the Pension can be the biggest asset after the family home. There are many different types of pensions, for example work …

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31/03/16

England Granted Jurisdiction in Anglo-Scottish Maintenance Dispute

England Granted Jurisdiction in Anglo-Scottish Maintenance Dispute A High Court Judge has ruled that an English Court has jurisdiction over a maintenance dispute despite the …

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