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Top 5 things to do once your divorce comes through

 Divorce can be one of the most stressful times of a person’s life and so it’s understandable why sometimes an individual just wants to close this chapter of their life really quickly and move on. However, it’s vitally important not to “bury your head in the sand” and ensure that everything has been dealt with that needs to be dealt with so that there are no nasty loose ends waiting to trip you up in the future. Here are 5 of the top issues to check whether you are currently going through a divorce or divorced many years ago

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Inheritance in divorce

 Clients often want to know whether their spouse will be entitled to make a claim on their inheritance once the divorce process has started. While there is no single, straightforward answer to this question, this post will try to explain how a Court might decide how inherited assets are to be treated. 

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Mediation

  “Good Divorce Week” falls at the end of this month, a time when the legal profession aims to raise awareness of the alternatives to court proceedings. Our last post talked about collaborative law but this article intends to provide more information about another alternative to court by focussing on mediation. Both the Government and the Family Courts are committed to growing mediation as an alternative to contested court proceedings couples engaging but what is mediation and is it right for you?

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Divorce or Separation under the Collaborative process

 The collaborative process can help you and your ex reach agreement about financial matters or children’s arrangements whilst retaining your own team of professionals.

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Parental alienation

 Parental alienation is a much-used, but much misunderstood term, used frequently in relation to children matters. 

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Sorting out children’s arrangements when parents separate

As difficult as it may seem at first, managing to successfully parent across two homes is achievable.

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What is a prenup agreement and why might you need one?

 A pre-nuptial agreement, otherwise known as a prenup is becoming an ever increasingly common document between couples these days. With many second or third marriages, where each party has established income and assets, the desire to protect these, should the marriage end in divorce, is a strong one. 

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Is it time to take control if you think your marriage or relationship is over?

We all know that marriages and relationships have their high and low points, their ups and downs, their speed bumps. And each partnership will be able to recognise when the speed bumps are ahead and will have its own strategies for getting through the tough times. But how do you know when a marriage or relationship is really over? How do you know when the speed bumps are just too large to negotiate, too frequent and that it is time to take over the controls and change lanes?

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