Monthly Archives: February 2011
February 25, 2011
What Every Woman Should Know About Unsuccessful Relationships: “OK, so it’s over now”
February 23, 2011
From the 6th April divorcing spouses will initially be referred to a mediator to try and resolve most disputes before they are allowed to use the courts.
The motivation for this change is that mediation is thought to be a quicker and cheaper alternative to court… Read more …
February 18, 2011
When a couple divorces, the court has discretion as to how to divide the matrimonial assets to ensure a fair result. The law states that any children of the marriage must be the court’s ‘first consideration’. However, a recent case in the news has highlighted that sometimes putting the children first can create an unfair result for one spouse.
February 14, 2011
It’s bad enough at any time of year when you do not receive the romance you either crave or expect. Worse still at this time of year.
The TV is awash with it. Travel companies are relentless in offering ‘romantic getaways’. Shops won’t let you hide from it. There is no doubt that Valentine’s Day is a sentimental marker which pulls on the heart strings… Read more …
February 1, 2011
The foul winter weather, pressing money worries and post Christmas blues have meant that this January has been a bumper time for divorce petitions. It was the same last January and the year before that… and for many years before Read more …