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Changing Careers after Divorce

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in All, during divorce articles, post divorce articles

Changing Careers after Divorce

Changing Careers after Divorce By Paula Gardner Along with death and the empty nest, divorce is one of the big life moments that often instigates a change of career. However, it’s not the same story for every woman. For some it may be because there is a new financial reality and they have to up the ante to pay the bills. Others may decide that they want to spend more time with their children to help through this transition. And there are those that are using this time to review everything in their life, and realign their goal and actions with what really matters to them. However, career...

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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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If you stay together after divorce…

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in All, during divorce articles, post divorce articles

If you stay together after divorce…

A recent divorce case in the High Court has shed light on some of the problems that arise if you stay together after you divorce. ‘Why would I want to?’ you may ask. But sometimes people do. If there is no third party involved and the house is big enough to live your life the way you want to it can be easy to drift on. Usually by this time you will be in a separate household to your ex and a more common situation is that the couple get the decree nisi, split, live separately and forget to get the decree absolute (I know someone who nine years later discovered she wasn’t actually divorced!)....

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5 key steps to making changes in your life

Posted by on Feb 13, 2016 in All, before divorce articles, during divorce articles, post divorce articles

5 key steps to making changes in your life

Whenever big things happen to you it can be overwhelming and it’s difficult to know the first steps you should take as you work your way through a crisis. When you are working your way through a major change – whether it’s divorce, a midlife crisis, career change or a major redirection in your life – you need to be able to think really clearly so you can make the right decision. Of course it’s not easy to do this, especially if you’ve had an unexpected crisis and you feel as if someone has just pulled the rug from under your feet. You know that normally you are easily capable of...

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