Trying to manage divorce proceedings yourself can be a highly emotional, risky process littered with pitfalls that may not be apparent at the outset.
Laura Lambert, family law solicitor at Ansons Solicitors in Cannock, Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield Staffordshire, often sees couples embarking on the divorce process come up against challenges and decisions they had never even thought about.
‘When you are going through a financial separation and making arrangements for children you require guidance and support to reach the right decision and achieve the right outcome. Without the right support, the process simply falls apart and fails to progress,’ says Laura.
In this series of blogs, Laura outlines the top six reasons why you should use a Resolution accredited family lawyer to handle your divorce.
In certain circumstances the person applying for the divorce can ask the court for an order that their spouse pays some or all of their legal costs. Your solicitor can advise you whether this is appropriate in your case, and include this in your divorce application papers.
This article is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. It should not be used as a substitute for legal advice relating to your particular circumstances. Please note that the law may have changed since the date this article was published.
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