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Tag: divorce settlements

“I used to hope I was a great feminist role model because I work full-time often away from home.  I was the breadwinner, the high earner, the successful one………my husband’s work was no less important or interesting, but as a university lecturer his wa…

Most of you will be aware of the growing campaign and bill going through parliament at the moment on “no fault divorce”. The introduction of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation bill is soon going to be made law but it will only happen if parliame…

Neves Solicitors are strengthening their expert Family Law Team with the appointment of Senior Associate, Heidi Fleming, who will be based at their Harpenden office.

Heidi specialises in family law and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales i…

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).

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Earlier this month, the Ministry of Justice launched the new Online Divorce Service as part of its £1bn initiative to reform the justice system. This new service allows couples to apply for an uncontested divorce digitally, upload evidence and make p…

How a Court Order can help

Within divorce proceedings the court has power to make orders about the family home or any other property you or your spouse own.  The Court cannot order a lender to lend you more money, but a properly drafted court order …