The government has recently announced that it will be supporting ten new projects to help separated couples resolve grievances and agree financial and parenting arrangements in their children's best interests.
Celebrity divorces are giving ordinary couples an unrealistic view on what to expect when separating, the Law Society has warned.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has recently released a list of divorce hotspots in England and Wales.
Family support charity Family Lives is expecting to see a rise in the number of calls to its helpline over the festive period, from families struggling to help with the stresses and strains of Christmas.
Obtaining acan be a highly emotional process and can be, at times, fairly confusing. If you feel as though your marriage has irretrievably broken down and you have decided that you want a divorce, the first thing you will need to do is to decide on your reasons for divorce. These reasons are known as the ‘grounds for divorce’ and are divided into five categories. These are adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, two years’ separation and five years’ separation. Further information about the grounds for divorce can be found in the Squidoo, ‘What are the ?’ Once you have decided on the grounds for your divorce you can then advance into the main divorce process. If your case is fairly straightforward and you and your spouse are fairly prompt with your paperwork, the process should not take any longer than 8 months.
The Law Commission has published a supplementary consultation paper as part of its project examining a number of different aspects of the law relating to the financial consequences of divorce and of the dissolution of civil partnership.
A recent study from Portugal has found that men are more likely to divorce because of a lack of love, whereas women find lack of communication to be a greater cause of marital breakdown, reports the Portugal News. Other reasons given included infidelity and domestic violence.
A recent study from Australia has found that equivalised household income after divorce declined for women but not for men.
A wealthy couple from New York, who divorced in 2009, have had their divorce settlement reopened after Daniel Shak raised a fresh suit, claiming that his ex-wife's shoe collection should have been included in the assets that were divided as part of the divorce settlement, reports the Telegraph.
The Government has unveiled plans to set up an Innovation Fund to promote collaborative parenting in families going through separation or divorce.
A recent American survey has found that almost half of divorced or separated adults questioned regret not spending more time discussing finances before they got married. This view is shared by over a quarter of currently married respondents.