How Do I Pay Legal Fees for Divorce?

We understand that legal fees can be a barrier to hiring a lawyer for your divorce. If you don’t qualify for state help or Legal Aid to cover your legal fees for divorce or don’t have savings or can’t pay through your income, how do you find the funds? Here are some options you can [...]

By |2021-03-10T10:14:34+00:00March 10th, 2021|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

Why You Should Never Feel Ashamed to Get a Divorce

If you decide to bring your marriage to an end, you might feel a sense of guilt or shame. You are not alone. For many, divorce can be a shameful public admission of defeat – a failure to remain true to vows that were said when first getting married. However, if you choose to get [...]

By |2021-02-24T21:40:52+00:00February 24th, 2021|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

Family Mediation Week 18th – 22nd January 2021

18 – 22 of January marks Family Mediation Week, a campaign organised by the Family Mediation Council and backed by Resolution. But what is Family Mediation Week and what’s its purpose? The campaign is designed to educate legal professionals and people caught up in family disputes on the value of mediation. […]

By |2021-01-15T08:50:39+00:00January 15th, 2021|Divorce and Separation, Family Law|0 Comments

Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989… What is it?

The Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 enables financial orders to be made for the benefit of children. Such financial orders tend to be reserved for a parent not married to their partner, leaving them unable to seek a financial remedy following a separation under the 1973 Matrimonial Causes Act. […]

Dividing Pensions When Divorcing

If you’re considering, or in the process of getting divorced, you might be wondering how pensions are divided. Dividing pensions can be done in several ways, which is why it’s worth understanding all the options before you decide which solution is right for you. After the family home, your pension is likely to be your [...]

By |2020-12-10T10:42:30+00:00December 10th, 2020|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

How Do I Start the Divorce Process?

You might be thinking about filing for divorce. However, you might be unsure how you start the divorce process. Here at Holland Family Law, we get asked a lot ‘how do I actually file for divorce?’ Our step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to start divorce proceedings. Steps to Start the Divorce Process Step #1 [...]

By |2020-11-26T09:39:02+00:00November 26th, 2020|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

Supporting Resolution’s Good Divorce Week 2020

30 November – 4 December 2020 marks Resolution’s Good Divorce Week. As Resolution members, committed to the organisation’s Code of Practice, Holland Family Law is supporting Good Divorce Week 2020 by offering 30 minutes of free legal advice from 30 November to 4 December. […]

By |2020-10-30T11:17:03+00:00October 30th, 2020|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

Family Mediation: Do You Need To Go?

In short, the answer is no. You can refuse to go to family mediation as it’s still voluntary in the UK. You might feel that family mediation is just another tactic used to stop you going to court and getting what you want. However, a better question to ask yourself is ‘should I refuse and [...]

By |2020-09-24T10:54:02+00:00September 24th, 2020|Divorce and Separation, Family Law|0 Comments

Can Holland Family Law Act for Both Parties in a Divorce?

We get asked this question a lot. It’s not surprising, there are a lot of misconceptions about how family lawyers work. Representing both parties in a divorce case is just one of them. Divorcing couples often find it difficult to understand why a family lawyer can’t act for both parties in a divorce. Here’s why… [...]

By |2020-09-02T10:19:44+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments

How to speed up a divorce

When you’ve made the decision to end your marriage, you will want the legalities dealt with as quickly as possible. There are things you can do to make the process quicker. To ensure that your fresh start comes sooner rather than later, here are some top tips on how to speed up a divorce. [...]

By |2020-04-09T14:17:58+00:00April 9th, 2020|Divorce and Separation|0 Comments
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