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What is a Final Hearing within financial remedy proceedings?

Charlotte Bowen
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The Final Hearing will usually be the third and final court hearing within financial remedy proceedings. The Judge will make a decision on your financial position and impose a settlement on you and your husband/wife if agreement is not reached. Prior to the...

Do dads only get weekend access?

Lucy Phipps
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We are often approached by fathers who worry that after a divorce they will only get weekend access to their children. The reality is that this type of arrangement is now very rare. The approach of the Family Court is to involve both parents in their...

Capital Gains Tax rule changes for separating and divorcing couples

Rebecca Laffan
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There have been recent changes to the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rules that will affect separating and divorcing couples which are going to be implemented from April 2022.  What was the previous position? Previously there was a ‘no gain no...

'No fault' divorce rules set to end the 'blame game'

Lucy Phipps
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The introduction of ‘no fault’ divorce in April 2022 is perhaps the biggest shake-up in divorce law for decades. The aim is end the “blame game” and reduce acrimony and hostility which can be made worse under the old regime. Now,...

How a house is divided on divorce

Ella Dodgson
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There is no magical equation or ‘one size fits all’ formula to separating assets on divorce and dividing up the family home is no different. The family home will be treated as a matrimonial asset regardless of whether it is owned in the sole name...

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