The Divorce Online Blog http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog The Official Blog for on-line divorce company Divorce-Online Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:28:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Sample divorce agreements for England and Wales http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/sample-divorce-agreements-england-wales/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/sample-divorce-agreements-england-wales/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:28:36 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3677 Apparently a great number of people are typing “sample divorce agreement” into Google, expecting to be able to find a template they can use, to prepare a divorce settlement for court in England and Wales. The bad news, is there…

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Separated couples risk their estates passing to their wives under new laws http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/separated-couples-risk-estates-passing-wives-new-laws/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/separated-couples-risk-estates-passing-wives-new-laws/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:44:47 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3667 Changes to intestacy rules took effect on 1 October 2014, and mean that separated couples will be effected if they have not made a will. Intestacy rules govern how the estate of a deceased person is divided if you die…

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Separated and living in same house http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/divorce-separated-living-house/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/divorce-separated-living-house/#comments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:36:22 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3645 Living in the same house when you are separated is not the easiest thing to do and there are numerous articles on the subject from life coaches and the like on Huffington Post and the pages of women’s magazines, so…

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MORE couples are choosing online divorce as consumers favour a more convenient way to separate http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/couples-choosing-online-divorce-consumers-favour-convenient-way-separate/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/couples-choosing-online-divorce-consumers-favour-convenient-way-separate/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:59:26 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3641 Online divorce companies say the online process takes the strain out of an already tense situation and reflects society’s increased use of the internet to do business. Figures from Divorce Online, one of the UK’s largest online divorce firms, show the…

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More parents wait to divorce until kids are 18 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/parents-wait-divorce-kids-18/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/parents-wait-divorce-kids-18/#comments Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:03:15 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3632 There appears to have been a large increase in parents waiting to divorce until their kids turn 18 according to a recent study by the Australian Institute of Family studies. AIFS Director Professor Alan Hayes said that the proportion of…

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Greedy divorce lawyers want England to fail http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/greedy-divorce-lawyers-want-england-to-fail/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/greedy-divorce-lawyers-want-england-to-fail/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:01:48 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3629 Greedy divorce lawyers are waiting for the inevitable failure of England at the football World Cup according to the Manchester firm Irwin Mitchell who seemed to have scored an “own goal” by releasing a banal press release warning couples to…

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Can you file your own consent order in divorce proceedings? http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/can-you-file-a-consent-order-in-divorce-proceedings/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/can-you-file-a-consent-order-in-divorce-proceedings/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:56:52 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3604 What is a consent order? Since the withdrawal of legal aid in 2013, the majority of divorces filed at court are now dealt with by people without a lawyer. The forms  for a divorce are available from the court and…

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Online divorce company gets Trading Standards seal of approval http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/online-divorce-company-gets-trading-standards-seal-approval/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/online-divorce-company-gets-trading-standards-seal-approval/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:25:33 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3615 A Swindon based divorce firm has become only the online divorce service to receive the seal of approval from Trading Standards by becoming a member of their “Buy With Confidence Scheme” through the local Consumer protection team at Swindon Borough…

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Child maintenance changes come into force http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/child-maintenance-changes-come-force/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/child-maintenance-changes-come-force/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 08:51:33 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3601 Changes to the way parents handle their child maintenance payments come into force today with the replacement of the Child Support Agency with the Child Maintenance Service. Parents are being encouraged to deal with each other amicably and direct or…

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Cuts to legal aid causing large increase in diy divorce http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/cuts-legal-aid-causing-large-increase-diy-divorce/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/cuts-legal-aid-causing-large-increase-diy-divorce/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 16:05:09 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3599 Cuts in legal aid are creating chaos in the family courts, according to legal experts, who warn that the resulting delays are having a serious impact on the children of warring parents. Couples disputing contact and custody of their children now mostly have to…

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