In February the Law Commission recommended that prenuptial agreements, which allow a couple to agree divorce terms before they get married, should be legally binding with the reservation that the needs of any children and the separating couple are first taken into account.
Divorce can be a distressing experience; so it isn’t surprising that depression can be a consequence for some people. The best way to deal with it involves regaining control of your feelings and your life. Here are 5 tips to deal with post-divorce depression that could help you to get back on track.
Among all of the mixed emotions you will be feeling after divorce; guilt may be one of them. Whatever the reasons for your divorce, we understand that none of the decisions you made would have been made lightly, so you should not feel at fault.
We've put together some steps to take if you are feeling guilt after a divorce, to help you accept the decisions you have made and move on.
When you make the decision to divorce the realisation that you will need to manage your finances on your own may be daunting at first. However, by keeping calm and taking things step-by-step, dealing with finances after divorce doesn't have to be overwhelming. Take a look at some of the first things you can do to get back on financial track after a divorce.
A prenuptial agreement is sometimes entered into by couples who intend to get married. They have been quite common in several countries, particularly in the US, and are normally used to set out the financial matters that would be put in place following a divorce.
The final breaking up of a relationship is seldom a painless experience, however, often it is the best solution if the relationship has broken down irretrievably. There are two ways of ending a relationship legally. These are divorce and dissolution. Below we look at a few differences as well as answer some frequently asked questions about legally breaking a relationship.
Divorces are often acrimonious and costly affairs. Sometimes the whole process can get so out of hand that the divorce itself consumes much of the couple’s capital. When a marital relationship comes to an end, often the best way forward is to get a divorce, but divorces are often contentious and very costly.
An increase in the number of people aged 60 and over living in England and Wales, an increase in life expectancy by 26 years, plus an increase in participation by women in the labour market. Put them together and what do you get? An increase in divorce amongst the population aged 60 and over in England and Wales.