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‘Divorce Day’ – Myth or reality?

‘Divorce Day’ – Myth or reality?

‘Divorce Day’ – Myth or reality? On 22nd December 2022, The Telegraph ran a piece about divorce and reported, amongst other things: The number of people getting divorced in England and Wales is expected to rise 23% to 140,000 next year in the biggest jump in more than...
Christmas with children of separated parents and blended families

Christmas with children of separated parents and blended families

Christmas with children of separated parents and blended families With Christmas looming, now is the time to try and agree how your children will share their time between their parents and extended families over the holidays. Here at Herrington Carmichael, we...
What is “The Remarriage Trap” and how to avoid it

What is “The Remarriage Trap” and how to avoid it

What is “The Remarriage Trap” and how to avoid it A “Final Divorce Order”, formerly known as a “Decree Absolute”, is not as “final” as it sounds.  Whilst a Final Divorce Order ends a marriage, leaving each party to remarry, it does not automatically terminate the...
Good Divorce Week 2022 at a time of delay and backlogs

Good Divorce Week 2022 at a time of delay and backlogs

Good Divorce Week 2022 at a time of delay and backlogs The leading organisation for family solicitors, Resolution, has nominated 28 November to 2 December 2022 as this year’s Good Divorce Week.  Sadly, despite the positive connotations, it’s not something to...
Why do I need a solicitor for my divorce?

Why do I need a solicitor for my divorce?

Why do I need a solicitor for my divorce? Divorce & Family Law Divorce is not something anyone ever wants to have to go through. But if your relationship is in difficulty, we can help guide you through the process of ending your marriage and securing a financial...
Can I spend my savings or assets before I Divorce?

Can I spend my savings or assets before I Divorce?

Can I spend my savings or assets before I Divorce? Divorce & Family Law Divorce can often be a little divisive where finance and assets are concerned, and If you were thinking of ways in which you could spend some of your savings or dispose of some assets just to...
Relationship advice – let’s talk about it?

Relationship advice – let’s talk about it?

Relationship advice – let’s talk about it? Mental health is something we often do not discuss openly. Before you stop reading this and think ‘I’m fine, I don’t need to know this’, this article isn’t just about you it is also intended to...