More parents wait to divorce until kids are 18

Friday, June 27, 2014

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 divorces ending after 20 years had increased from 13 per cent in 1990 to 28 per ...

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Greedy divorce lawyers

Greedy divorce lawyers want England to fail

Friday, June 13, 2014

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 be on the alert for footie related arguments and alcohol fuelled fights. Manchester family lawyer Ros ...

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sample of a typical consent order

Can you file your own consent order?

Friday, June 6, 2014

What is a consent order? A consent order is the legal document, prepared with the consent of both parties to a divorce, that sets out what the parties have agreed, in relation to their matrimonial finances. They usually provide for a clean break but can also include provisions for further payments after the divorce, such as ...

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Buy a divorce with confidence

Online divorce company gets Trading Standards seal of approval

Friday, June 6, 2014

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 Council. The somewhat gruelling process took seven months of inspections, compliance and procedure audits and a ...

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Child maintenance changes come into force

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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 face charges under the new regime. if parents cannot agree or the paying parent refuses to pay, ...

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legal aid cuts

legal aid cuts lead to increase in diy divorce

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Cuts in family 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 and who are seeking child arrangements orders now mostly have to represent themselves in court, and this causes ...

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