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Should you wait for no-fault divorce before filing?

It’s official: after years of cajoling, hinting and, well… harassment from those working within the field of family law, the government has relented, and no-fault divorce will soon be available within the UK. Following this announcement, Quickie Divorce have been inundated with calls from people wanting...

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How to change your name after a divorce

Once a divorce has been finalised, many people want to revert back to their maiden name as soon as possible. In spite of this, a surprisingly large number of people keep their married name. Not because they want to, but because they don’t know what they’ll need to do in order to officially revert back to th...

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After a couple divorce, who should pay the mortgage?

It’s more than likely your biggest asset so, if you and your spouse are separating or divorcing, you’re probably concerned about what’s going to happen to your home. During what is already a very difficult period, such concerns can bring about discomfort and anxiety. In fact, our team are contacted by...

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When a couple divorce, who keeps the dog?

To some, the question ‘who gets custody of the dog after a divorce?’ will be deeply trivial; the divisions of assets such as property, savings and pensions are, they’d argue, key to a settlement and everything else is superfluous. To others, the destination of the family pet is more important than any...

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Common problems with DIY divorce

When we need something done – whether it be putting up some shelves, a spot of gardening, touching up scuffed walls or anything else – we can always save money by doing it ourselves. Sometimes, this makes sense. We can all mow our lawn, for example. At other times, though, trying to get something done witho...

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Divorce, five-year separation and how it works

Living separately for a period of more than five years is one of five grounds for divorce. It can therefore be used to prove that a marriage has broken down and that there is no reasonable chance of the couple in question reconciling. Unlike two-year separation, divorces citing five-year separation do not require th...

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What’s the best way to divorce if you have children?

For a parent nothing – absolutely nothing – is more important than the wellbeing of their children. This means that, when parents decide to divorce, they carefully consider how they can lessen the negative impact it will have on their children. More often than not, though, they focus on their post-divorc...

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Can you claim your partner’s pension after a divorce?

When a couple gets a divorce, it’s vital that their assets are divided fairly. Both of the people involved will need to use a substantial proportion of what they earnt throughout their marriage in order to make vital purchases such as a new place to live, furnishings etc. Surprisingly, though, a large number of p...

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Do you have a right to your partner’s pension in a divorce?

We’ve all heard that divorce is less expensive if both parties agree, but this is only true if those involved agree not just on the decision to end their marriage but how to divide their assets, too. Dividing assets is a difficult task. Tensions are high and already tender egos have put people on the defensive...

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Find out if can you get a divorce online here

So, you’re considering an online divorce and you want to know if you’re eligible. You’re in luck: this article will tell you what requirements need to be met, which ones we’d strongly recommend and which ones you don’t need to worry about. Essential for an online divorce You and your...

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Irreconcilable differences and divorce proceedings in the UK

If you’ve been considering filing for a divorce in the UK, then you’ve probably done some research and will almost certainly have come across the term irreconcilable differences. What you’re unlikely to have found, though, is what this means within the context of a divorce application in the UK. On...

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How to get a no-fault divorce in the UK

Here at Quickie Divorce, we’re regularly asked when it will be possible to obtain a no-fault divorce. Our response is always the same: you can now. Whilst the media have portrayed upcoming consultations as being arranged so that the government may consider introducing no-fault divorce, this is inaccurate. Rath...

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