IVF treatment is a notoriously stressful and lengthy process. A new study has shown that going through IVF treatment increases a couple’s risk of divorce by up to 300 percent. The research was carried out in Denmark and published in in the medical journal Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 47,515 women in their 30s who had…

A child’s voice in divorce

For any parent, facing a divorce or separation is a daunting prospect. Minimizing the hurt and upset that divorce and separation can cause your children will be a top priority at this time. Talking to your children about their feelings and emotions can be difficult, so we have put together some tips on communicating with…

The Law Commission’s consultation paper has been published in which it considers marital property agreements, otherwise known as prenups. The Law Commission say that current divorce law is “incomplete and uninformative” as well as “inaccessible and difficult to discover”. The paper calls for reform of the current laws that control financial settlements after divorce, including recognising prenups…

A new report funded by the Department for Education has shown that marriage guidance and couples therapy could save the UK billions of pounds of public money. The study has called to increase national awareness of the benefits of marriage counselling and couples therapy. Every year the government spends between £20 billion and £44 billion…

A husband worth millions has offered his ex-wife just £83 in a divorce settlement. Christopher Nightingale offered his former wife Sally Nightingale just £83 – that eighty three pounds – in a divorce settlement.  Mrs Nightingale continues to live in the 12th century, grade 1 listed Appleby Castle, which includes 29 acres of Cumbrian countryside….

The run-up to Christmas can be one of the most stressful times of year for divorced or separated parents. With the festivities only just over a month away, working out the logistics of where the children are going to spend the holidays can be tough, even for parents who are on the best of terms….