When assets aren’t divided 50:50. By Paul Read.

July 6, 2012 12 comments

Marilyn writes: Among non-lawyers, there prevails a belief that marital assets are simply divided 50:50 in a divorce. However it is a mistake to assume that this is always the case. As Paul Read, a solicitor based in our London office explains, when the assets include a business, the final outcome can be rather different….

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How to fund your divorce. By Nick White.

May 31, 2012 5 comments

Marilyn writes: This blog receives many visits from people who have questions about how to fund a divorce, or who seek information about potential sources of funding. Concerns about how to fund a divorce are the main reasons some people (mainly wives) choose to go it alone without a solicitor, thinking they are being cost-effective….

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Discretion and uncertainty in the division of matrimonial assets. By guest blogger Lindsey Randall

March 30, 2012 7 comments

By nature, human beings are fickle and emotional. Understandably, they are perhaps never more so than when embroiled in the divorce process. More often than not, divorce is an area of law prone to courtroom litigation, especially where there are substantial marital assets involved. Frequently, when cases come before a court, the relationship between the…

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