Jumping into a new relationship? Beware it may affect your divorce settlement

High court judge Mr Justice Mostyn has warned divorcing wives to keep away from new romances or risk jeopardizing their financial settlement. In a written ruling, he said the start of a new relationship could be a “significant fly in … Continue reading

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Can my ex claim my inheritance? Four key questions answered

In tough economic times a windfall in the form of a legacy left in a will can give the family coffers a boost.  However, what happens to that inheritance if a couple divorce? It may come as a surprise to … Continue reading

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Recession still responsible for marital break-ups despite economic upturn

The latest study by relationship support experts Relate has revealed that couples worst affected by the recession are eight times more likely to suffer relationship breakdown. The research Relationships, Recession and Recovery shows that people who suffered financial hardship during … Continue reading

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The one question everyone wonders, but nobody asks

Loneliness, uncertainty, concern and confusion. All of these are natural emotions to feel when going through a divorce, regardless of how amicable the process may be. The dissolution of a marriage follows a set legal structure, where predictably the same … Continue reading

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Jones Myers’ collaborative family law expert to present at high profile conference

Our collaborative family law specialist Norman Taylor will be one of the headline speakers at the North’s leading collaborative family law Northern Lights 5 conference. Collaborative family law experts from throughout the UK will gather at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel … Continue reading

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Five ways to fund your divorce

With the average cost of new school uniforms around £240 – and a further £50 a week needed for school lunches, travel and activities – September and the months ahead can be particularly stressful for separating parents who are already … Continue reading

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Would you mark the end of your marriage with a ‘divorce selfie’?

A Florida couple has celebrated their amicable marriage split with a cheerful ‘divorce selfie’ which has gone global. Regular readers of our blog will know how passionate we are at Jones Myers about encouraging separating couples to avoid confrontation. So … Continue reading

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