During a separation and subsequent divorce, clients will often reach an amicable agreement about financial matters or simply have no financial assets to be considered.
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We are very often contacted by clients who own or have an interest in a business and are concerned about what will happen to the business upon divorce.
Following parental separation, unfortunately sometimes the parties are unable to agree amicable arrangements concerning the children from the relationship and may need the court’s assistance. Parents can apply to the court for a Child Arrangement Order to define arrangements.
Under the law currently in effect, to obtain a divorce without alleging fault in England and Wales, a couple has to wait until they had been separated for 2 years. However, many people allege fault-based facts of adultery or unreasonable behaviour to get divorced more quickly. This increases the bitterness between parties and makes dealing with other arrangements more difficult.
Lockdown has been a difficult period for everybody, regardless of their living arrangements. There has been plenty of coverage of couples whose relationships have not survived lockdown, but what about couples who have been kept apart by Covid?
Unfortunately there are numerous families suffering from the effects of being locked down during this Covid-19 pandemic.