Marriage is a legally binding contract, which can only be ended with a divorce. There are five main grounds for divorce, including adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, two years’ separation and five years’ separation.
As much as you might want to ‘walk away’ and hope everything will just sort itself out, the law states that you have to follow a set process when you divorce. You’ll hear terms such as mediation, dissolution, collaborative law, separation and annulment. We can talk you through everything if it applies to you.
Reaching an appropriate financial agreement, suitable for both spouses, can be tough. It’s important to the courts that you leave the marriage with a fair settlement, but many struggle to negotiate with an ex. This is where we can help.
During a divorce, the primary factor for all concerned will be the welfare of any children involved. Among the things to consider are child custody and visitation, mediation, types of court orders, and how to help your children cope with divorce.