January 19, 2016 | Posted by : J Morris
When you’re embarking on a life-changing journey like divorce, the end can sometimes seem far out of sight. Not knowing how your separation will turn out, or when it will all be over is frustrating – and sometimes overwhelming – but having a plan in place for your future can help to ease the stress of the separation process.
Planning for life after divorce means preparing for change, whether it’s an upheaval of your living situation, complications with childcare, or a drop in income. Change can be scary, and you may find that you’re not able to maintain the lifestyle you have been used to, so it’s ...
November 03, 2015 | Posted by : J Morris
We recently reported on an appeal to the UK Supreme Court to consider the impact of fraudulent non-disclosure in divorce cases. Varsha Cohil and Alison Sharland sought an investigation into the concealment of their husbands’ wealth and assets, claiming they had been ‘duped’ into accepting far less than was available during financial settlements.
Both women received a settlement from their ex-husbands but later discovered their assets to be worth far more than was disclosed during divorce. Following an investigation, the Supreme Court has unanimously allowed Mrs Sharland’s appeal. Applications for financial relief will now be returned to the Family Division of the High Court.
In judgement of the case, Lady Hale stated: “It is the parties’ duty to make ...