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New Year, Divorce on the horizon?


First Meeting with your Divorce Lawyer

Before meeting your divorce lawyer for the first time, you may be anxious about what to expect. Andrea Pashley family law solicitor and divorce law specialist at Malcolm C Foy & Co in Doncaster and Rotherham explains what will happen at the first...

Different ways to a Divorce Settlement

When you have taken the difficult step of deciding to divorce, working out your future arrangements for children, property, maintenance payments and shared business interests can lead to a great deal of anguish. If you have not come to an agreement by...

Who gets the House on Divorce?

When a married couple separate, they need to decide what will happen to the family home.  Not only is it likely to be one of the largest financial assets of the marriage, but it may also represent sentimental value and security for any children. Family...

Change of Name

Following a divorce or separation you may no longer want to be known by your previous name and if your children carry a different surname than your own, you may decide to change that too. Family law expert Angela Taylor at Malcolm C Foy & Co in...

Domestic Violence

Family Solicitor, Bradie Pell, at Malcolm C Foy & Co Solicitors based in Doncaster and Rotherham explains that whilst there has been an overhaul of the Legal Aid system, Legal Aid is still available (subject to a possible contribution) for those...

Disclosure in Financial Proceedings

Financial disclosure in divorce proceedings If you are getting divorced, settling how your finances and assets are divided is often one of the most complex parts of the process.  Whether you reach your financial settlement by agreement or you ask the...

The Child Arrangement Programme

Child arrangements – the new regime Divorced or separated parents should now find it quicker and easier to make arrangements for their children under the regime of the new single family court, which came into being from July 2014. Lauren Clarke,...