The Divorce Online Blog http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog The Official Blog for on-line divorce company Divorce-Online Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:11:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 Divorce court fees to rise again http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/divorce-court-fees-to-rise-again/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/divorce-court-fees-to-rise-again/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:59:40 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3795 We have just received some unwelcome news from the Ministry of Justice that the filing fee for divorce is to increase from £410 to £550 following a short consultation. Which means, in effect, the court fees for divorce WILL rise, probably…

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Dale Vince divorce case highlights the need for clean break orders http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/dale-vince-divorce-case-highlights-the-need-for-clean-break-orders/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/dale-vince-divorce-case-highlights-the-need-for-clean-break-orders/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:39:05 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3782 The number of people asking the courts for financial orders after their divorces have been finalised has doubled according to research carried out by Cardiff-based Hugh James solicitors. Rising asset values, such as property, business or shares, combined with rising…

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Respondent divorce advice service launched http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/respondent-in-a-divorce-service-launched/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/respondent-in-a-divorce-service-launched/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:34:22 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3771 At Divorce-online we have spent 15 years helping people file divorces, these clients are always generally the person filing for the divorce, the petitioner. However no one online seems to be catering for the person who receives the divorce petition,…

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Online divorce services are performing better than high street solicitors http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/online-divorce-services-perfoming-better-high-street-solicitors/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/online-divorce-services-perfoming-better-high-street-solicitors/#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:20:07 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3757 In a recent speech to The Modern law Conference, Sir Michael Pitt, The Chairman of the Legal Services Board, The super regulator for legal services in England and Wales, referred to nearly completed research that people who chose to use…

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If you are working but poor forget getting a divorce http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/working-poor-forget-getting-divorce/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/working-poor-forget-getting-divorce/#comments Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:57:07 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3738 Getting married costs thousands of pounds, yet when it comes to ending a marriage, people are shocked when they find they have to shell out to end the marriage and do not want to pay for it. The court filing…

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One in thirty divorcees admit to sleeping with their ex http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/one-thirty-divorcees-admit-sleeping-ex/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/one-thirty-divorcees-admit-sleeping-ex/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:31:05 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3733 One in five divorcees in England and Wales wish they had never got divorced from their ex and 1 in 30 admit to having slept with their ex after the divorce had been finalised according to a  study of 2,500…

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How to use adultery as the reason for a divorce http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/adultery-reason-divorce/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/adultery-reason-divorce/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:55:31 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3722 Adultery as a reason for divorce, alongside unreasonable behaviour is one of the most widely used reasons for divorce in England and Wales. Adultery is defined as your spouse has had sexual intercourse with a member of the opposite sex and…

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How to file your own divorce papers http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/how-to-file-your-own-divorce/ http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/how-to-file-your-own-divorce/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:32:16 +0000 http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/?p=3699 Going through a divorce is an extremely difficult time that takes a great toll on everyone involved in the relationship. From children, to finances and belongings, many arrangements need to be made before you even contemplate filing  your own divorce…

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Sample divorce agreements 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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