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A Comprehensive Guide to No Fault Divorce

The highly anticipated and eagerly awaited no-fault divorce law changes come into effect from 6th April 2022. Whilst deemed the ‘new’ law, this in reality is putting in place the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act of 2020.

What if I want a divorce but my partner does not?

Applying for a divorce can be an extremely challenging and stressful time. Discussions about separation and divorce can often lead to upsetting and emotionally driven conversations about some of the things we hold most dear. As specialist divorce lawyers, Hawkins…

How is money divided in a divorce?

Deciding to get a divorce can be an emotionally difficult and challenging time for both parties.  Divorce can be very distressing, particularly when it comes to considering how you should separate your finances.  The current law on how money is…

What to do when you decide to separate

What to do when you decide to separate - whether you are considering a legal separation or you have separated from your partner but are not ready to get divorced yet, we can explain the different methods of dispute resolution…

How to have a good divorce

This week is Good Divorce Week – an event put together by Resolution to highlight the ways in which is it may be possible to prevent a divorce turning acrimonious. Although perhaps seen by some as a trite cliché in…

Consent Order FAQs

If you have been to see a family lawyer, you have probably heard of a consent order , and encouraged to enter into one upon divorce.

Divorce during a recession

The last few months have proved testing to us all in many different ways.  From a relationship point of view, some couples may find they feel stronger in pulling together through uncertain times.  Others may feel that lockdown and the…

How Coronavirus will affect split families

Separated parents who share the care of their children may be understandably concerned about their child’s safety, health and well-being during the current outbreak and may be wondering how Coronavirus will affect split families. Many children of separated parents are…

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