October 27, 2015 | Posted by : J Morris
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 ...
January 10, 2014 | Posted by : J Morris
A recent report by parenting website Netmums revealed that divorcing parents may not be aware of the impact their separation has on their children. A survey of 1,000 parents and 100 children suggested many families find it hard to communicate their feelings about divorce, leaving children unable to speak up about their feelings. The report displayed a worrying discrepancy between the perspectives of parents and children following a separation.
From the children’s point of view, almost half of respondents felt as if they had to hide their feelings from their parents, while 14% said they weren’t able to be honest about ...