Posts made in May, 2016

Millionaire Madness or a fair divorce?

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in All, during divorce articles, post divorce articles

Millionaire Madness or a fair divorce?

So is it fair to demand £2m from your millionaire ex-husband? When you split up in 1984? This is the basis for a ruling by the Court of Appeal who ruled that the husband did not have to pay money to the wife even though he was a millionaire and she had very little money. An interesting case this: they married in 1981, separated in 1984 and eventually divorced in 1992. He started a company in 1995 that is now worth millions. Both have remarried and had children with their new partners. The exact circumstances surrounding financial provision at divorce are unclear as no records appear to...

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A to Z of Divorce – C for Courage

Posted by on May 24, 2016 in A-Z, All

A to Z of Divorce – C for Courage

Alright, I’ll come out and say it, you need plenty of courage if you are going to divorce. It’s not battlefield courage, or open heart surgery courage or Superman courage, but, definitely courage is needed. So let’s look at this in small easy steps. If you are thinking about divorce or at a stage where you just want to give up, read on. I don’t want to put your off divorce if that is the right way to go. But deciding to divorce, that’s a huge decision. There are so many ways of doing it. And at each stage in the divorce process there are times when you want to give up. You may feel...

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When do you call it a day?

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in All, before divorce articles

When do you call it a day?

The three signs it might be time to give up: When your trust has been broken and he’s not prepared to talk about it. To rebuild trust there has to be open communication or it just won’t happen. If you can’t work on your trust, you are only left with choosing between being a doormat and accepting things as they are, or leaving. If you feel you have no life within the relationship. It might be that he’s always away for work, and your role seems to be that of cabbie, housekeeper and cook; but you never feel like a woman. When you’re living parallel lives and you’re more interested in the life...

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Many ways to divorce, which way will you choose?

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles

Many ways to divorce, which way will you choose?

One of the most challenging aspects of divorce is that you have to make choices. You get to make decisions even about divorce things that you know little about and don’t understand. Your divorce lawyer, learned person that he or she is, will take instructions from you. ‘Instructions?’ I hear you say in panic, as if divorce were some IKEA flat-pack. But you, as the client, have to make the decisions. And you’ll be given conflicting advice, from your lawyer, your divorced friends, your non-divorced friends, your colleagues, your ex, your ex’s lawyer and people down the pub. Not to mention the...

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A to Z of Divorce – B is for Beginnings

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in A-Z, All

A to Z of Divorce – B is for Beginnings

A to Z of Divorce | B is for Beginnings | Divorce can encompass many beginnings but is usually seen as an ending. Human like beginnings. We like small, beginning animals – babies, puppies, kittens. We like any product with the label ‘new’ on it as it promises the magic that some of its newness will rub off on us, that our life will be transformed by it. Usually we like the idea of our own new beginnings; a new job, a new course, a new house and, of course, a new life through marriage. Endings we are not so hot on. Endings can also be good but are often associated with loss, sadness, grief....

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