Is there such thing as a free divorce?

is there such a thing as a free divorce?

I originally wrote this article in 2020 during yet another lockdown. At the time, it was hard to imagine a worse situation to be in. Fast forward to 2022 and now look at us. The cost of food, fuel and energy has been rising at its highest rate for 40 years, and experts say the […]

10 Ways To Protect Your Well-Being After Divorce Or Separation

Looking after your well-being after divorce or separation

It can be a very tough time going through a separation, divorce, or family breakdown. You might feel like you have lost control and don’t know what to do next. You may feel angry and sad, scared about the future, or unsure how to parent your children. This can all add up to feelings of […]

Three ways to survive Father’s Day without your kids

Three ways to survive father's day without your children

Is there anything worse than not seeing your kids on Father’s Day? Yes, there is, actually. I write this not to minimise any pain you feel about not seeing your kids on Father’s Day but rather to push you to take a different perspective – in the long term, it is just a day.  What […]

Ex-husband or wife being difficult? This is the true cost to divorce them.

Divorcing a difficult ex

I had an email yesterday from someone who had been talking about getting a divorce for several months. Her email said she wants to go ahead with her divorce, but she’s waiting to obtain funds as she knows “it’s going to be an expensive divorce“. She went on to say, “I think I mentioned previously […]

Should I divorce as an individual or jointly as a couple?

Should I divorce jointly or as an individual?

The new no-fault divorce law that came in on the 6th of April, 2022 allows couples to apply for their divorce jointly for the first time. Under the previous rules, one party had to be the Applicant, and the other person had to be the Respondent. Now, both parties can be the Applicant in their […]