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Find your way through divorce and separation

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Thinking of getting a divorce?

Choosing to get divorced is a huge decision to make. Although it is helpful to understand your legal position, as part of the decision, it is best to focus on your relationship before involving a divorce solicitor – is there any way of saving your marriage?

Dealing with the breakdown of a relationship is difficult enough before you consider the legal minefield many go through to find out what their choices are. Factor in escalating legal costs and the process can be overwhelming.


Where do I start?

Take your time; this is not a decision to be rushed. The questions below will help guide you to the content that’s most useful for you, depending on the issues you are most concerned about at this stage.

MaximizeHow can help?

MaximizeWhat if I'm ready to speak to a divorce solicitor?

MaximizeI'm not sure my marriage is over - what should I do?

MaximizeWhat legal processes are involved in divorce?

MaximizeWhat is the cost of a divorce?

MaximizeWhat options are available for divorcing? Do we have to go to court?

MaximizeHow do we sort out arrangements for our children and put their interests first?

MaximizeWhat will happen to the family home, money, trusts and pensions?

MaximizeHow do I protect the family business?

MaximizeWhat if we were married abroad, have connections with another country or one of us wants to relocate with the children?

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