Why one spouse won't want the divorce

More often than not couples arrive at the decision to divorce together. Marriages breakdown for all sorts of reasons, infidelity being just one. Whatever the reason often both parties can see it coming. The spouse who has cheated may not want to divorce, but after everything has come to light they may see it as

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Why mediation can be better for children

The main concern of every parent at the outset of a divorce is for their children. How will a divorce affect their children? Will their education suffer? Will they be emotionally damaged? Will the other parent stop me from seeing them? How will I support them? Being a parent is worrying enough, but when the

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Avoiding The Divorce Circus

During a divorce there will be arguments, there will be bitterness, there will be regrets, but there is no need to turn the whole thing into a circus. You can avoid the screaming, public arguments and breakdowns, you can stay out the courts and you can keep your mutual friends. Acceptance Acceptance is the first

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How to make the most of mediation

For most people divorce is an unknown and unfamiliar process. No matter how much reading you do on the subject you can not prepare yourself for the process. As divorce lawyers we know that every couple is different and that family law can throw up all sorts of surprises and unique situations. There is a

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How To Initiate A Divorce With Your Spouse

There may be no right way to tell your spouse that you wish to divorce. However, there are plenty of ways that should be avoided. It will never be an easy thing to be the first person to mention the ‘D’ word but there are a few steps that you can take that will make

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How to remain positive during and after a divorce

During a divorce no one is going to expect too much from you and you shouldn’t expect too much from yourself. However, it is not going to be good for you or for anyone else if you are continually miserable and show no signs of improving. You don’t have to be all sunshine and roses,

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