Why jaw-jaw is always better than war-war

By Norman Taylor, consultant The countdown to Resolution’s fourth Family Dispute Resolution Week, which runs across November 23-27th , is a timely opportunity to flag up the alternatives to the ‘traditional’ court hearing route for divorcing couples.

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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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In business with your soon-to-be-ex? How to protect your biggest asset

By Norman Taylor, Collaborative Family Lawyer Should boardroom squabbles ever make their way into the bedroom? Not if the recent spate of high profile co-business divorce cases is anything to go by. The well documented cases of oil trader Michael … Continue reading

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Post-divorce: Will you leave behind clarity or confusion?

The chances of winning the National Lottery are said to be 14 million to one, yet each week 32 million people buy a ticket and make big dreams about how they would spend and manage such a momentous windfall. Whereas … Continue reading

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Counting the cost of fighting over finances in divorce

Arguing about money could spell disaster for your marriage, according to a recent tabloid headline. Based on an American academic survey the newspaper story claims that rowing about finance is more of a predictor of divorce than arguments about children, … Continue reading

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