Online Divorce Services

A recent report prepared for the Legal Services Board and Legal Services Consumer Panel has found significant benefits in clients seeking legal advice regarding divorce via online Solicitors as opposed to the more traditional high street face to face service.

Posted on: 20/07/2017 13:01 by Matthew Evans

DIY Divorce or DIY Disaster?

With the increasing number of online websites that sell you the tools to file for your own divorce, many people are now trying to take the more 'cost effective' route in gaining a separation from their ex-partner. This is un-surprising, the recent cuts in legal aid make DIY divorce seem like the only available option to many. The websites depict a straight-forward and accessible divorce process, and for the lucky few, this may be the case, however it's certainly not a 'one stop shop' for all.

Posted on: 20/07/2017 13:00 by Matthew Evans

To Divorce, or not to Divorce: why delaying could be costly

The Ministry of Justice have proposed an increase in the fee to issue divorce proceedings. To submit your divorce petition to the Court today will set you back £410, however this figure is set to rise in the following months.

Posted on: 20/07/2017 13:00 by Matthew Evans

Where there is a Will there is a way

When writing your Will, you will declare who will receive your assets once you have passed away, be it your children, spouse, friends or even charity. This would normally be enforced by your executor who would, after your death, ensure that your assets are divided as per your Will. However, a recent Court of Appeal decision has questioned this process.

Posted on: 20/07/2017 12:59 by Matthew Evans

Jurisdiction of the court to hear divorce proceedings

The courts in England and Wales can only deal with divorce proceedings where one or more of the following criteria applies:

Posted on: 20/07/2017 12:59 by Matthew Evans

Changes to section 21 notices from 1st October 2015

Sections 33 to 41 of the Deregulation Act 2015 (DA 2015) came into force on 1 October 2015. The new provisions include:

Posted on: 20/07/2017 12:58 by Matthew Evans

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