Month: October 2018

Divorce Without Consent: What are the Pitfalls and How Can they be Resolved?

Divorces can be a very stressful and complicated experience, but if both parties consent it can run a lot smoother than most would think. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case with a divorce without consent where several issues can arise. A divorce without consent can happen for several reasons. Sometimes it can be because one partner doesn’t agree with the reasons for or the terms of the divorce, in other cases, it can be because one party wants to delay proceedings out of bitterness or spite. Either way, it can be hugely frustrating for someone who’s looking to finalise their divorce…

What Is the Law for Divorce in England and Wales?

Every country is different and, therefore, has its own laws when it comes to legal proceedings such as divorce. In this post, we’ll discuss the laws and requirements for getting a divorce in England and Wales. Although a large percentage of couples enjoy long and happy marriages, there are still many who opt for divorce. A marriage is a legally binding contract, which means it can’t simply be dissolved as soon as a relationship breaks down. To successfully file for divorce, there are certain requirements that need to be met: some require a minimum period of separation, while others can…

What Is a Decree of Judicial Separation?

When a marriage breaks down, most people will opt for divorce, but there are also those who want to remain married, for one reason or another. This can be achieved with a decree of judicial separation. A divorce is, without a doubt, one of the most stressful and complicated situations a person can ever experience. While the end of a relationship is difficult to handle from an emotional standpoint, it’s often the legal and financial aspects that cause the most problems. The difference between a divorce and a legal separation is that, although you and your spouse will no longer…

A Guide to Divorce Where Domestic Abuse Is Present

No matter how much a marriage has broken down, there’s never an excuse for domestic abuse of any kind. Unfortunately, it’s something that occurs far too often within marriages. In this post, we’ll provide a guide to divorce where domestic violence is present. If you have experienced domestic abuse at the hands of your spouse, it’s not only a sign that your marriage is toxic, but by not acting, you also put yourself (and your children) at risk of suffering further abuse. Fear is a tool that abusers use to control their victims, which is why many people remain in…