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Data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which analysed behavioural statistics surrounding marriage and divorce in recent decades points to a notable rise in ‘silver splicers’ or ‘silver separators’ – terms used to describe divorcing couples over the age of 65. Interestingly, this upwards trend is in stark contrast to the tendencies of…

On Wednesday 6TH March, the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, announced the Spring Budget, which many expect is likely to be the last fiscal event before 2024’s general election. As part of the budget, Hunt made a commitment of £170 million to the UK’s justice system in an attempt to make it ‘fit for the modern era’,…

Documents filed on Tuesday 20th February in a Santa Barbara, California court now reveal that Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner have finally concluded their divorce. Legal proceedings came to a close on Friday 16th February when the marriage was officially terminated, rendering both Costner and Baumgartner single for the first time in nearly 20 years….

The Office for National Statistics (a.k.a. the ONS) have recently released research data confirming that the UK’s rates of divorce have now dropped to a record low in the last 50 years. This perhaps surprising news is not necessarily the result of an increase in happy marriages however but is instead a likely byproduct of…

Although coming to a decision to get divorced is often a difficult process, it is the next step of launching proceedings that is the more challenging, and potentially treacherous, road to embark on if one does not know how to properly navigate it. Spouses can often feel that parting ways in a fair manner that…

Post-nuptial agreements offer a practical means for couples to plan for their financial futures while protecting their interests and promoting understanding. If you are considering a post-nuptial agreement, or are wishing to have on drafted, please do not hesitate to contact our expert solicitors today for your free consultation on 020 6100 7100.    

The Office for National Statistics has just released census figures for the years 2020, 2021, and 2022 that point to a significant change in marriage trends throughout England and Wales. The modern family unit is apparently evolving fast, and couples’ choices surrounding cohabitation, marriage, and civil partnerships is beginning to clearly reflect this. Most significantly,…

So they’ve popped the million-dollar question and now you’re engaged – what’s next? Going into an engagement is certainly an exciting time in one’s life and it can be easy to get swept up in the overwhelmingly positive emotions that surround planning your much anticipated wedding-day. However, no relationship is bullet-proof and so the importance…

The sale of the matrimonial home during divorce is a significant undertaking. By navigating the legal processes, seeking professional advice, and prioritizing open communication, couples can streamline the sale, ensuring a fair and equitable distribution of assets while managing the emotional aspects of this significant life transition. If you are going through a divorce, and…

Divorces often end up being lengthy, drawn-out litigious affairs that can typically last about 6-8 months and sometimes even longer in certain cases. However, Aquaman actor, Jason Momoa (44), and his partner of 17 years, Lisa Bonet (56), have completely bucked this trend by settling their divorce in its entirety after only one day had…