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New Rules for Non-Court Dispute Resolution

Consideration of Non-Court Dispute Resolution (NCDR) also known as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has been encouraged in family law for many years. However, recent changes to the Family Procedure Rules (FPR, Parts 3 and 28) which came into effect on 29th April 2024 now places more stringent requirements on couples who are considering or may already be in Court proceedings to consider NCDR....

27 Jun 2024

Why you need to think about pensions on divorce

When a marriage breaks down and parties divorce, it’s important not to overlook the sharing of pensions which can often be a significant asset to the parties in the same way as equity in property or savings. ...

23 Apr 2024

Podcast talking Money & Marriage...

My guest appearance on the Season Finale Let's Talk Money & Marriage podcast with Jess and Greg Crawford from Informed Financial Planning......

04 Apr 2024

Signs of Financial Abuse when going through separation and divorce

Most people considering whether they may be the victim of domestic abuse think of verbal abuse or physical assault. However, research shows that financial abuse occurs just as frequently in unhealthy relationships as other forms of abuse. ...

06 Oct 2023

How does divorce impact your mortgage?

Couples going through a divorce are facing tougher negotiations over existing mortgage deals, which is compounded by the more stringent requirements of lenders. ...

29 Aug 2023

Impact of the cost of living on divorce

Has there been an increase in divorce rates, and what has been the impact of the cost-of-living crisis for divorcing couples......

07 Aug 2023

Should “Divorce leave” be recognised by employers?

Divorce can be a life changing event which can impact on performance at work. In January 2023, the Positive Parenting Alliance (PPA) published a report considering the impact of divorce on employees at work. The PPA is a group of individuals and or...

18 Jul 2023

What are the legal implications of your parents gifting you part of your house deposit?

There is often dispute on separation as to whether funds received from family members were a gift or a loan. By way of example, a family member may provide funds to assist with the purchase of a property expecting this to benefit only their family m...

27 Jun 2023

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