Sadly, a misconception exists among divorcing couples, and some family lawyers, that the only way to terminate a financially complicated marriage is to fight it out in court.
The impact of divorce can be devastating – which is why our focus at Jones Myers is on helping our clients to reach a fair financial settlement without going to Court.
Sadly, we work with many clients who, along with their children, are victims of domestic abuse.
If you opt to settle your divorce through mediation rather than a drawn out, expensive and contentious Court settlement, choosing the right mediator is vital.
For separating couples, mediation can be a highly effective way of avoiding a lengthy, costly, and drawn-out Court divorce in which children are often caught up in the crossfire.
The news that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to investigate claims of people being misled about the process and prices of divorces and wills is a positive development,
For those about to tie the knot, wedding checklists will vary enormously – depending upon the venue and number of guests.
Plans to make mediation compulsory for separating couples could prevent thousands of children seeing their parents embroiled in bitter, lengthy, and costly courtroom conflicts.
We wholeheartedly welcome the news that unmarried parents who lived with their late partners are eligible for bereavement support.