Have a look at our informative legal guides to help you feel prepared.
Being served with divorce papers can be a shock – even if you were expecting it. The divorce petition will mark the beginning of the divorce, and it’s up to you to take the next step. Ignoring the petition won’t make it go away, and the sooner you decide on a course of action, whether the split is amicable or not, the easier it will be.
Applying for a divorce can be a difficult decision to make, especially if you’re not sure your partner will sign your petition. Crucially though, you don't need your partner’s consent to get a divorce. Although it may be a long process if your partner doesn’t comply, they won't be able to stop you indefinitely.
Child maintenance payments can be arranged with your ex-partner or calculated by the Child Maintenance Service if you can't agree.
If your marriage has broken down, there are five legal grounds that you can use to file for divorce.
When you pass away, you need someone to manage your estate – which includes your home, your possessions, and money.
If your marriage feels at breaking point this January, here are some things to consider.
‘Unreasonable behaviour’ in a divorce can take many forms. Here’s a look at some common examples.
Don't let disagreemnts over child contact stop you from having a great Christmas. Here's how to arrange Christmas contact as divorced parents.