How To Prepare For A Divorce

Taking the decision to file for a divorce is never easy, but for many couples they know long in advance that it is coming. If you believe that divorce is on the cards for your marriage, then it is important to take some necessary steps so you are fully prepared. If your spouse has committed

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Pensions And Divorce

If a divorce is looking imminent then most people will worry about their children, the house and maintenance payments. However, in many cases the pension of one spouse will also be split with the other and for many people their pension is one of their biggest assets. If one person has gone out to work

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Custody of Children

For divorcing couples with children establishing custody of the children is one of the most difficult things to do. Breaking up as a couple is one thing, but breaking up as a family is another. Other than in extreme cases of abuse or violence both parents will be expected and will expect to share the

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Young Children And Divorce

Making the decision to get a divorce when you have young children is very difficult. Generally having young children is a time when you should be celebrating the start of your lives as a family and you may have many friends who are beaming with joy in their marriages and with their new families. However,

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The First Post-Divorce Romance

Unless your divorce has been caused by you entering into a new relationship during your marriage then post-divorce you will at some point have your first post-divorce romance. It is daunting and exciting and shows a great strength of character to have reached that point. There are a few things to note about moving on

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The Modern Causes Of Divorce

More and more often new technologies are playing their part in divorces. They may not be the only cause, but indiscretions involving internet or mobile communications are resulting in couples splitting. The reasons for so many technology-related divorces are complex. Internet and mobile communications are not yet something that people are collectively accustomed to and

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Victoria Clarke A NEW ADDTION TO THE GRANT STEPHENS LAW TEAM

We have pleasure in welcoming Victoria Clarke into the fold who start with us imminently and hails from Messrs Hugh Jenkins Solicitors (incorporating Trevor Griffiths Solicitors) from Aberdare. Victoria has an excellent grounding in all aspects of Family Law and has built up a formidable reputation in Aberdare and is looking forward to draw on

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How To Have A Good Relationship With Your Ex-Spouse

Before, during and after a divorce for many people relations with their ex-spouse will be bitter and angry. However, if you have children together it is vital for them that you maintain good a good relationship. In situations of domestic violence or abuse it may be impossible to keep any form of relationship, but in

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Options for escaping from domestic abuse

Domestic abuse is wide spread and happens to people from all different backgrounds and in every variety of situation. At the moment there are three main legal actions that can be taken for the protection of domestic abuse sufferers, depending on the situation and the severity of the abuse. Domestic abuse is a life threatening

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What is involved with child welfare

When divorce or separation proceedings involving children are going through court the welfare of the children are always considered before anything else. A recent act also now presumes that both parents will have involvement with the children. This act does not presume a 50-50 split of contact but does consider it within the children’s interest

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