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Family Arbitration: The Middle Way?

November 11, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

Family arbitration is something of a mid-point between other alternative methods of dispute resolution and the court process though it is unfortunately often overlooked or simply not made available to separating couples. Family arbitration is suitable for couples who are unable to reach an agreement between themselves or with the support of a mediator and would prefer not to go to court but still need someone else to help make the decisions. The process involves appointing a joint family arbitrator to act as an objective decision-maker, in much the same a judge would do in the family courts. However, every aspect of the arbitration process remains private, and within a schedule agreed by both ...

Non-disclosure: what happens if my ex doesn’t tell the whole truth?

October 27, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog

Following our report on the recent investigation into the effects of fraud on divorce settlements, we thought it might be useful to look a little further into what non-disclosure means for divorcing couples. First it’s important to know that it is both very rare and very difficult to hide your assets. It is not unusual for a husband or wife to say “I don’t know where the money has gone, there must be an offshore account!” When you sit down and think about it, you'll probably work out that those holidays had to be paid for somehow, and how children’s school fees will have eaten into income and savings over the years, and that ‘trust fund’ that you thought was ...

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