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How to make sure you avoid a post-divorce financial claim

An incredible 40% of divorcing couples are failing to sort out the financial side of separation, according to the latest government statistics. Out of 30,600 divorces, just 12,500 couples got as far... Read full article

Online divorce – making sure you get the financial side right

Since ‘no-fault’ divorce was introduced last month (April 2022), there has been a 50% rise in the number of applications – many from couples who were waiting until they could end their... Read full article

Thinking of divorce? The top ten tips to help you get the most from a free half hour session with our specialist lawyers

Here at Wards Solicitors, we know how overwhelming it can feel to contemplate separation and divorce, particularly when there are children involved. That’s one of the reasons we offer, where... Read full article

How a collaborative divorce lawyer can make all the difference

Divorce is tough. But choosing a collaborative lawyer to help you through the process can make a significant difference to what is an understandably emotional experience. As one divorcee, who had... Read full article

Has your wedding been postponed due to Covid-19?

2020 will be a year to remember for a number of reasons. For many, it will be the disappointment of delaying the date, postponing the party and waylaying the wedding until 2021. Why not use this time... Read full article

Is the family court still operating during Covid-19?

The answer is yes, albeit from behind closed doors for now.  The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly been a challenge for the Courts and Court users, particularly as lock down came into effect so... Read full article

Divorcing for adultery? Why naming the co-respondent is a bad idea

The desire to wreak revenge on an unfaithful spouse is, many would agree, an entirely natural one – but naming the person they cheated on you with in your divorce petition is an urge worth... Read full article

Getting married like Harry and Meghan? Should you have a pre-nup?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided not to sign a pre-nuptial agreement before their wedding, it has been reported, despite them both having obviously considerable assets. A friend of Prince... Read full article

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