Divorce is one of the most common legal proceedings that the expert team here at Clough & Willis Solicitors deal with. This page is designed to answer all of the questions that our solicitors are asked the most - if you cannot find the answer to your query feel free to call us on 0800 083 0815 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
No. Unless the divorce is contested or costs are disputed, personal attendance at court is not required.
If the court is satisfied by the living arrangements then yes. A specialist family solicitor can help further with a case such as this.
You must be married for a minimum of 12 months before filing for a divorce. It is possible to bring judicial separation proceedings before a year is up, if it is necessary to settle a financial dispute.
Between three and five months, generally speaking.
In most cases the fact and grounds for divorce do not affect the share of matrimonial assets. Consult one of our specialist family solicitors for further advice.
Yes. A solicitor can help both parties to understand the legal implications of the settlement and can also help with a 'clean break order' to prevent either spouse making any future claims either in later life or in death.
Yes. By virtue of the marriage you are entitled to make a claim on the matrimonial assets including any property. Speak to one of our specialist family solicitors for further advice.
Call us on 0800 083 0815 or email us on email@example.com for any help with divorce proceedings.