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The end of a marriage is never easy to go through, but the divorce process itself doesn’t have to be complicated. This clear guide will take you through the legal steps necessary to get a divorce.
Whilst fear of cost should never stop you from leaving an unhappy relationship, people do worry that divorce will cost much more than they expect.
Deciding to petition for divorce can often feel overwhelming – as well as the emotions a decision to end a marriage can bring up, the fears of not knowing how to move forward, how much things will cost and what paperwork you might need can make it harder than it needs to be.
There are a lot of moving parts in the divorce process and depending on how amicable the divorce is, it could be dealt with quickly or it could last for months.
In 2015, the Office for National Statistics estimated that a sizeable 42% of marriages now end in divorce. Despite this, the process for getting divorced is still unclear to most people. In fact, many of the most common questions we are asked at The Law Superstore relate to the divorce process
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.
The end of a marriage is a very emotional experience to go through. But if your marriage has broken down, there are five legal grounds that you can use to file for a divorce.
Mediation is considered to be one of the most effective ways to solve disputes without the need for litigation.
The idea of getting married abroad can be an appealing one. In fact, the latest statistics estimate that almost 1 in 4 couples now decide to marry abroad each year. Warm weather, smaller guest lists, combining the ceremony with the honeymoon – these are among the main reasons given for jetting off to complete nuptials.
With the holiday season just around the corner, many parents in the UK will be preparing to care for their children over the Christmas break. In cases where parents are separated or divorced, this can be a particularly delicate matter – even leading to conflict over where a child will be on key dates such as Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.