News relating to: Divorce and separation
Can we finalise our divorce before the house is sold?
For the majority of people, their most significant asset is the family home. So, it is not surprising that when it comes to dealing with the financial consequences surrounding divorce, questions about what will happen to the matrimonial home are ...Read more
Arrangements for children after a same sex divorce or separation
Following the introduction of civil partnerships in 2005 and same sex marriages in 2014, there has been an increase in families and then relationship breakdown between same sex parents. Finding agreement over issues relating to children can be tricky in ...Read more
Family Mediation Week: 18-22 January 2021
With Family Mediation Week taking place from 18-22 January 2021, the family law team at Miles & Partners Solicitors in the City of London want to encourage anyone going through a divorce or any family dispute to consider using mediation ...Read more
Do we need to formalise our separation?
If you are coming out of a relationship, whether you were cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership, you may be asking if you need to formalise that separation. A separation agreement is a formal contract which can be agreed ...Read more
Do I need to start my divorce prior to Brexit?
If you are contemplating divorce, then you may need to consider whether it would be beneficial to commence proceedings prior to Brexit. This is particularly important if either you or your spouse are nationals of another EU country, if you ...Read more
Agreeing time with your children following separation
A separation will inevitably mean a change in the family dynamic, and you may be concerned about what this will mean for your relationship with your children. New arrangements will have to be put in place in relation to where ...Read more
Are future earnings taken account of in a divorce settlement?
If you are contemplating getting divorced then your future financial security is likely to be a key concern, particularly if you gave up or compromised a promising career to look after children and support your spouse in their career. High ...Read more
Get a wriggle on with your divorce settlement to benefit from stamp duty holiday
Divorcing couples in England are encouraged to agree their financial settlements promptly to take advantage of Rishi Sunak’s stamp duty holiday for house buyers. ‘Divorce can often require the purchase of a property for one partner, or even selling the ...Read more
Love knows no boundaries, but divorce must consider them
If you are considering divorce and have ties to more than one country, then where you issue your proceedings can impact the outcome. These types of divorce are commonly known as cross-border, and typically we think of countries outside the ...Read more