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Pre-Nuptial Agreements - are they legal?

Following the recent recommendation of the Law Commission that pre-nuptial agreements should be made law, there has undoubtedly been a resurgence of interest from couples looking to protect their assets. The concept of the pre-nuptial agreement is a simple one. It allows a couple entering into...

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How are your assets divided up in a divorce settlement?

One of the biggest considerations during a divorce settlement is how to divide up the assets. If you have a pre-nuptial agreement, this may be used for guidance. Here are some frequently asked questions about assets in divorce. Do I have to disclose all of my assets? Yes.  For the Family Court to...

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A survivor's guide to getting divorced

Coming to terms with the breakdown of your marriage can be upsetting, emotional and stressful. Separating from your spouse is a very significant life event so when you are ready to commence divorce proceedings, a solicitor should help to make it as simple as possible. Grounds for a divorce There is ...

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No Fault divorce – does this exist?

Divorce is often a time of battle and anguish. It puts families under pressure and there are all sorts of issues to sort out, such as dealing with the finances and limiting the impact on your children. There are a lot couples that have mutually agreed that their marriage is over. Unfortunately,...

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