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New Year, New Chapter? A London Divorce Solicitor Can Help You in 2018

New Year, New Chapter? A London Divorce Solicitor Can Help You in 2018

For many of us, the beginning of the year is when we choose to make resolutions and life changes. If that change for you is to bring a difficult marriage to a close, a London divorce solicitor can definitely help you in the New Year. Without a doubt, a divorce is one of the most testing times in regards to emotional strain, a change of living arrangement, as well as the financial impact it tends to have. On the other hand, though, the end of a marriage can be a positive thing. After a long period of difficulties and struggles, you close the door on an unhappy situation and begin to plan a new chapter in your life. Whichever way you choose to look at it, the outcome of your divorce relies heavily on the quality of legal help you enlist. In this post, we’ll highlight some of the benefits of hiring an efficient divorce solicitor, and why it will be essential for you post-divorce. Sound Advice During and After Your Break-Up A divorce can be a sad, stressful and often scary time due to the uncertainty of what is to come. Going from a marriage that allowed you to live a comfortable and financially stable life, back to being alone and having to fend for yourself, can be a very intimidating prospect to comprehend. Aside from the efficient legal services offered by a top divorce lawyer, their years of experience and knowledge are essential to advise you on the best possible course of action. This not only pertains to the divorce proceedings, but also how to adjust to...
Why a Top Divorce Lawyer is Vital for a Hassle-Free Break Up

Why a Top Divorce Lawyer is Vital for a Hassle-Free Break Up

Although some people going through a divorce manage to emerge largely unscathed, others are not so lucky. The best way to prepare for a break-up and the ramifications of that break up is to seek the advice and legal services of a divorce lawyer. Marriage can be a wonderful union and whilst historically, divorce has been less common, in the modern age, there remains a large percentage of people who get married and then separate. Divorce is therefore more frequent in the modern era, but equally as stressful and traumatic for those involved. In this post, we highlight some of the reasons why having a divorce lawyer to assist will ensure that your separation is as hassle-free as possible. A Divorce Solicitor Helps to Relieve You of Stress and Responsibility Aside from the sadness of a broken marriage,, the stress of dealing with the countless legal aspects of a divorce can be incredibly challenging for many. This stress can often affect a person’s social life, mental health, emotional health and career. A top divorce lawyer, who will be experienced and skilled in handling such cases will be able to handle all of the legal aspects of your divorce. Not only does this relieve you of a lot of stress, but it also means that you’ll have the necessary time to take care of yourself through what is an inevitably stressful phase. As your family lawyer, we will do our utmost to make sure that your divorce is as hassle-free as possible. Our team of experienced divorce specialists will take care of all legal proceedings and paperwork to ensure that...
How to Choose a Solicitor: 5 Factors to Think About

How to Choose a Solicitor: 5 Factors to Think About

When it comes to legal matters, especially those that involve your family, your choice of representation is incredibly important. That’s why it’s vital to know how to choose a solicitor that suits your needs best.   Whether you’re in search of a divorce solicitor to handle the legal proceedings of the end of your marriage, or are in need of a family lawyer for other reasons, you need to be confident that they are capable of doing a good job. As tempting as might be, the process of finding your chosen solicitor is a crucial stage and not one to be rushed. In this article, we’ll highlight some things you need to consider to give you a better idea of how to choose a solicitor that you can rely on.   1. Your Family Lawyer Doesn’t Need to be Local Although we’re in the digital age and at the forefront of technology, people still insist on opting for a local family lawyer. Nearly all of your communication with a solicitor — even if they are local — will be via phone, post, email, or even video chat in some cases. None of these methods requires face-to-face meetings, so it makes sense choose a solicitor based on quality, not geography. Take us, for example. KMJ Solicitors is a London-based firm that represent clients from all over the UK. Does it hinder our ability to provide a high-quality service if a client doesn’t live in the London area? Absolutely not. Whether you’re 100 miles away or our next door neighbour, if you come to us for legal assistance, you’ll receive nothing...
How Much Does a Divorce Cost? The Financial Aspects to Consider

How Much Does a Divorce Cost? The Financial Aspects to Consider

For many people, a divorce is one of the most stressful and difficult times of their life. One of the main causes for this is the financial impact it has. The cost of divorce goes beyond family lawyer fees and should definitely be taken note of. It’s an unfortunate fact that many marriages end in divorce, but it’s a fact nonetheless. Despite the divorce rate in the UK showing signs of decline in recent years, there are still a considerable number of families and individuals who are affected by it. The emotional strain of any break up is tough to take, but the financial impact of a divorce on a family is something that can be very difficult to come back from. So, how much does a divorce cost? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how it affects families financially and what costs are involved. Put Money Aside Beforehand Preparing yourself financially for a divorce is not only a vital part of accepting that your marriage is over, but it also prevents you from being blindsided by the various costs involved. Though some may consider an emergency fund or ‘secret stash’ to be negative thinking while you are still married, you aren’t to know what lies ahead and how it could affect you financially. You also need to make sure that the money you save isn’t in a joint account. Otherwise, your former spouse will be entitled to a percentage of it — which defeats the object of doing so in the first place. A divorce fund will be a massive benefit to prevent you having...
Why Professionals Need to Hire the Best London Divorce Solicitors

Why Professionals Need to Hire the Best London Divorce Solicitors

When it comes to your choice of a family lawyer during a separation, London divorce solicitors are the best of the best. For professionals going through a divorce with concerns about maintaining a successful career, you should always hire the highest quality of legal representation available.   While we can all agree that the end of marriage isn’t a walk in the park for anybody, for business professionals, there are additional concerns that require nothing but the best legal assistance. As one of the top divorce lawyers London and the entire UK has to offer, KMJ has worked with an abundance of high-flying professionals who have felt the wrath of a messy divorce. Many of these people have had to deal with a divorce impacting their day-to-day work life, on top of causing them financial distress. In this article, we’ll discuss the professional side of going through a divorce and why the best London divorce solicitors are essential to have by your side.   Poor Representation Could Cost You — Get a Top Divorce Lawyer Your choice of legal representation during a divorce is a vital decision that shouldn’t be rushed. Choosing the right divorce solicitors for the job will ensure that you are in the best possible situation to get a fair share from the separation. Hiring a family lawyer who turns out to be of poor quality in regards to their knowledge of the field or is simply inexperienced won’t end well for you. As a professional, you will have high standards and expectations for your own work, so you shouldn’t be accepting anything less from your...
London Divorce Lawyers on How to Stop a Separation Harming Your Career

London Divorce Lawyers on How to Stop a Separation Harming Your Career

For many people, a divorce is one the most difficult experiences of their life. It not only profoundly impacts your personal life, but the entire ordeal can have an equally damaging effect on your career — unless you work with the experts. As London divorce solicitors, we work with a huge range of people in many different sectors. A problem that our clients find — no matter how successful or lucrative their business is — is that divorces can be a brutal test of character. The end of a marriage often comes with hostility, financial uncertainty and will likely be one of the most emotionally difficult times of your life. In this article, we’ll discuss the various ways you can prevent a separation from harming or even ending a career. Although your job may only be one of many things to consider during divorce, without an income, you’ll struggle to make it through what is already going to be a seriously expensive process, so prioritising is key. Don’t Let Your Problems Spill Over into the Workplace While it’s definitely beneficial to seek the emotional support of other people during a divorce, it’s vital to keep your personal issues out of the workplace. By all means turn to your colleagues for advice outside of work hours, but while you’re on the clock, it’s crucial to maintain a strong sense of professionalism. Talking about your personal issues distracts both you and your colleagues from their work duties, which can affect the efficiency of the company as a whole. You also need to consider that people at work simply might not want...