Do you need a solicitor to get a divorce?

risks of not using a solicitor

Do you need a solicitor to get a divorce? There are a lot of webpages dedicated to answering this question.  It’s no surprise that solicitors think you should and unregulated companies say you shouldn’t. In the end it’s down to you to choose the best service you can afford and the one you feel most … Read more

Net effect schedule – what is it?

net effect schedule

What is a net effect schedule? Have you been asked to supply a net effect schedule to the court? Are you wondering what a net effect schedule is and how you get one? I’ve received a number of enquiries about net effect schedules recently. One of the divorce centres in particular is sending out a … Read more

When must you have your marriage certificate translated for divorce proceedings?

If you were married abroad you may need to translate your marriage certificate

When you need to have your marriage certificate translated for divorce proceedings You need to have your marriage certificate translated for divorce proceedings if you were married outside of the UK; and it is not in English or Welsh. Court rules The family procedure rules contain the rules about how to start a divorce application. … Read more

Do you have to have a consent order at the end of a divorce?

pension sharing order - nest egg

Do you have to have a consent order at the end of a divorce? The only time you absolutely have to have a consent order at the end of a divorce is if you are planning to divide a pension. If you only have property to divide or child support to arrange, this can in … Read more