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Divorce without lawyers: Be Aware.

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A recent report from Citizens Advice (March 2016) shows that since funding for legal aid was reduced in 2013 many more people are now going to the family courts without a lawyer (as a litigant in person). The report shows that nine in ten litigants in person...

Ex partners still entitled to a Share of the wealth even if cohabiting

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Karen Hart and John Hart started living together in 1983. They married in 1987 and had two children. Divorce proceedings were commenced in 2011. In 2015 Judge Wildblood ordered that she should receive £3.5 million. Mr Hart appealed this award. On 26...

The Decree Absolute does not mean it is all over financially

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In divorce proceedings, particularly when the parties do not instruct Solicitors, there is a misconception that the Decree Absolute brings an end to financial claims. That is not the case at all. Spouses and former spouses have rights to make financial...

JCP Family Mediation Celebrates 20 Years.

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Sali Jackson-Thomas has since 1996 been offering Family Mediation in Swansea. She has over this time helped many separating and divorcing couples from across South and South West Wales reach their own agreements about finances and child arrangements....

Pensions on Divorce and the New Legislation : The importance of Expert Advice

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The percentage of marriages ending in divorce is approximately 42%. More people than ever are divorcing later in life. Frequently a party's pension can be the biggest asset in a marriage with available cash and property values decreasing. The usual way...

Family Team at JCP Urges DIY Divorcers to Check Forms.

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If people going through divorce cannot reach agreement in relation to financial settlement then an application is made to the family court. There is a specific form for making the application known as “Form A”. Once that form is sent to the...

A Better Way To Face The Bad Times

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Dealing with a separation can be one of the most difficult situations that a person can face, but as Family Dispute Resolution Week (25-29th November) aims to show, the upset of family breakdown doesn’t have to become a case to battle out in courts. ...