If you run a limited company, you will be naturally concerned to keep it going after your relationship breakdown. You may have built up the business over many years, and it may be providing your main livelihood. Maintaining the business is probably a key part of your plans for the future.
Divorce And Separation
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In the UK, married persons who wish to divorce from their partner must, under current laws, show that the marriage has broken down irretrievably for one of five reasons.
Change can feel like bad news or good news, and when change is imposed on us it can feel impossible to rise to the challenge. We are easily overwhelmed by stress and uncertainty; feeling that we have no control.
You may or may not already have had a free consultation with us, but once you decide to instruct us, then seeing a solicitor for the first time about family matters can feel like a big step.
Arguments may be normal when a relationship is struggling, but risk being at the cost of our children. The impact can vary greatly with the potential to affect everything from a child’s mental health to academic success and their future relationships.
Pensions are a complicated asset when considering financial settlement. When legislation changed to allow ‘pension sharing’ on divorce, dealing with pensions during the divorce process became more complicated.
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.
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.
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.