The truth is that there can be a great deal of difference in the outcome of your divorce between handling it well or badly.  We offer support and advice about various aspects from finding the right solicitor to dealing with the emotional fallout.  We also give advice on couple counselling and mediation.  Handling things well will make a big difference to your life after divorce.

Divorce is like a death, you need to go through a grieving process

The cataclysmic events that are the stuff of divorce are so much like the death of a loved one.  Divorce can be both sudden or a long time coming as the cancer in the marriage spreads inexorably through the relationship.


Five phases of divorce, a route map of the rocky road to a great life after divorce

Divorce rarely creeps up upon you like a thief in the night, softly and slowly.  Rather it arrives without warning like an earthquake shaking every part of your world and destroying so much of what has taken years to build.


Mediation - a better way to divorce: Part One

Divorce proceedings can be vicious, protracted and very expensive.  Fighting to the last breath is destructive and usually denies the divorcing couple any chance of being able to enjoy or even contemplate attending future family occasions.


Mediation - a better way to divorce. Part Two

Our legal system is based on the concept that the best way to sort out a problem, be it a divorce or a personal injury case, is for each side to hire a lawyer and for them to slug it out in court.


Legal aid and divorce

Legal Aid for divorce is becoming very difficult to get.  If you have a low income you might be eligible for legal.  Your divorce solicitor will be able to tell you if you do and help you make a claim.   


5 things you might want to know about getting a good divorce

There are some things that you can do to help make the whole process of divorce less traumatic for both of you.  Damage limitation is the best course.  Fighting each other causes wounds which can take a long time to heal.


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