This blog was originally posted here How can separating couples still get legal advice when they represent (act for) themselves in mediation, arbitration or court proceedings? If you chose to represent yourself, or you cannot afford full legal representation, to: then under our Limited Retainer agreement, we can provide you with legal advice on a specific issue or a discrete task. This … [Read more...] about How to get legal advice when you represent yourself in proceedings for a divorce, to reach a financial settlement or to resolve the arrangements for your children
This blog was originally posted here. What to do if you are the spousal maintenance or alimony payer? If you are paying spousal maintenance or alimony and your income has reduced or your expenses have increased, and you cannot afford to pay all of your reasonable outgoings for yourself (and your new family), as well as maintenance for your former spouse or child; you may want to reduce … [Read more...] about How do I increase or decrease my alimony payments?
Eight Red Flags for the EARLY STAGES of a relationship or separation This blog was originally posted here: https://www.helenpidgeonsolicitors.com/8-red-flags-for-early-stages-of-a-relationship-or-separation/ Get a financial agreement (pre-nup) before you marry?This should be signed at least 28 days before you marry. Give yourself enough time to discuss it with your future spouse, at … [Read more...] about 8 Red Flags – for EARLY STAGES of a relationship or separation
This blog was originally posted here 7 Red Flags when going through a divorce and resolving your finances How much maintenance should you pay or receive?If you have children, the court will be guided by the equivalent rate of an assessment by the Child Maintenance Commission. With spousal maintenance, the court will look at the way your family circumstances and finances were structured in … [Read more...] about 7 Divorce and Finances Red Flags
This blog was originally posted here: helenpidgeonsolicitors.com/5-common-divorce-process-myths Five Common Myths about making claims against your partner or spouse (vice versa) in the event of a separation. Advice from friends and familyEach case is different. Advice from family and friends who have gone through the process may not necessarily be relevant to your case. Common Law … [Read more...] about 5 Common Divorce Process Myths
Here, Helen Pidgeon, the Principal of Helen Pidgeon Solicitors, international family law specialists in London UK, considers how new “no fault divorce” is likely to affect international couples seeking to divorce in England. What are the new grounds for starting a divorce in England? New divorce law came into effect in England on 6 April 2022. Provided you meet the criteria to start divorce … [Read more...] about England’s new “no fault divorce” law from April 2022, comes more into line with many states in the USA.
Representing people from outside of England who need a family law lawyer in England … [Read more...] about Working with International Clients