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Trial Separations: Do They Work in the Long Run?

When a marriage breaks down or a couple experiences serious marital issues, a decision has to be made about the future of their relationship. While most people either attempt to work things out or get a divorce, others opt for a temporary legal separation in an attempt to save their marriage, but do they work in the long run? A divorce is a tough experience for even the most resilient and strong-minded of people, so it’s no surprise that many couples do everything they can to avoid going through. Especially if there is a possibility of saving the relationship, therefore…

5 Signs that it’s Time to Get a Legal Separation

When a marriage breaks down it can be difficult for a couple to accept, which is why many people stay together even if they haven’t been happy for a long time. It’s for this reason that being able to recognise that it’s time to separate is so essential for you and your partner’s well-being. A divorce or separation is a challenging experience for anyone to endure, so it’s safe to say that it’s one of the more significant decisions that you will make in your life. While there are plenty of people whose marriages end in divorce, many others stay…

Tips for Arranging Money and Property When a Relationship Ends

Among the many, many life experiences a person can go through a serious breakup has to be one of the most challenging. Not only is there the emotional turmoil, but decisions about money and property when a relationship ends can prove to be particularly challenging. Some couples have no ties to each other in regards to assets and therefore can go their separate ways with no problems, whereas others have shared funds or a property to arrange following their breakup. While there’s no doubt that a breakup is a lot less complicated than a divorce, you’ll find that you have…

Legal Separation or Divorce: Which is Better Financially?

Aside from the emotional trauma involved with the break down of a marriage, the most difficult aspect tends to be how it impacts your finances. Legal separations and divorce both have their individual benefits, but which is better financially? A recent study has shown that the number-one cause for stress among millennials is money, but this in no way is a new concern. For generations, financial issues have plagued the everyday lives, careers, and mental health of a vast range of people. A divorce is tough to handle for many reasons, but it’s money that can prove to be an…

What are the Advantages of a Separation Agreement?

Getting a divorce isn’t always the best solution for couples and, in some cases, isn’t possible. A Separation Agreement is an alternative that allows you and your spouse to split your assets and go your separate ways, while still being married. But what are the advantages to drafting a separation agreement and why should you opt for one over a divorce? A divorce can be a stressful time, even when it’s amicable. Couples face the task of fairly dividing any matrimonial assets they’ve accumulated during their time together, such as the family home, joint bank accounts and pensions. Needless to…