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Tag: divorce

Mary McEvoy, Partner and Head of Divorce and Family Law, was a guest on Radio Verulam, St Albans Drive Show on 18th April.

Mary talked about the government's plan to introduce no fault Divorce and how the reform will impact couples.

If you missed t…

This morning (9 April 2019) the government have announced plans to introduce no fault divorce, following years of debate.

Current Law

Under current legislation, you are required to prove to a court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down i…

Lolly from MK-Act came along to the Milton Keynes today to collect our donation to their charity of £500. 

MK-Act is the specialist domestic violence service for Milton Keynes. The charity works with over 100 families’ everyday to help them move on …

Current law – Grounds for Divorce

Under current legislation, you are required to prove to a court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down in order to be granted a divorce. You can establish this using one of 5 facts:

1. Adultery
2. Unreason…

Spousal maintenance 

When parties divorce and the Courts become involved in resolving financial disputes, they can order that one party to the marriage pays the other spousal maintenance for a period of time, via a Periodical Payments Order (PPO).

A…

Child maintenance is available through the Child Maintenance Service (“CMS”) (formally Child Support Agency) for children who are either under 16 years old, under 20 years old and in full time education or under 20 years old and living with a parent …