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Clare FDR: I know the judges are trying very hard to be
Hi ClareFDR: I know the judges are trying very hard to be helpful but ours was so simplistic as to be nearly pointless. Less than an hour, and the only 'numbers' she worked with was property values (l… read more
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Clare
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Hi Clare Me again! Same issue, but far more complicated
Hi Clare Me again! Same issue, but far more complicated and I suspect the answer will not be favourable for me. Anyway, I signed a contract regarding the divorce settlement and now find myself unable … read more
Expert
Expert
After the divorce settlement, I was awarded 50% of assets and
After the divorce settlement, I was awarded 50% of assets and both child and spousal maintenance, firstly it wasn't indexed linked and also not sure what it means for the child maintenance that it wou… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, I am going through a divorce currently and my adulterous
Hi, I am going through a divorce currently and my adulterous ex is trying to force me to sell our house because he wants a lump sum. There are two children in the home that are still at school and I a… read more
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James Mather
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Please can you help me? I am due in court on the 1st & 2nd
Please can you help me? I am due in court on the 1st & 2nd October for the final hearing in my ancillary relief case of my divorce against my husband. We had been together for 22 years before separati… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I am going through divorce after an almost 20 year marriage.
I am going through divorce after an almost 20 year marriage. Decree Nisi is due within a couple of weeks. I am a bit stuck as I dont know what to do next. I have a solicitor and so does my soon to be … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, I have recently separated from my husband. I have 2children,
Hi, I have recently separated from my husband. I have 2children, girls, aged 3 and 6. I jointly own a house with my husband and there is 65k in equity in the asset. I am presently on benefit but work … read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My partner has suddenly announced that she is a lesbian and
My partner has suddenly announced that she is a lesbian and intends to start a new life away from the family home (mortgaged) and our children (aged 5 and 3). She is prepared to relinquish any claim t… read more
Michael Holly
Michael Holly
Bachelor's Degree
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Is the financial settlement offered by my stbx fair
Hello I hope you can help, My situation is that I am divorcing my husband due to adultery (still continuing). He has agreed to the divorce, petition for the divorce is at the court but no decree nisi … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
How do I calculate how much child maintence I should pay for
How do I calculate how much child maintence I should pay for my 2 children (5 & 7) My taxable income is apprx 40K pa, my partners income is probably 200k plus. She says the childrens monthly expenses … read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Hi My husband decided to leave me 2.5 years ago to work abroad
Hi My husband decided to leave me 2.5 years ago to work abroad and fulfil a dream of his with the plan to return after 2 years. He has since changed mind and has no future plans to return to the uk. D… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Dear Sir or Madam, I have been living with my partner for
Dear Sir or Madam, I have been living with my partner for 5 years - we are not married. We live in the flat that I purchased 18 years ago with the help of my parents. The mortgage is in my name, howev… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I have hAd an ongoing case Father and myself not married
I have hAd an ongoing case Father and myself not married have a child who is now 4 . Last hearing was a final hearing however it can not be full and final as we were never married . He agreed to pay m… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Hi there - I have just settled out of court and feel that I
Hi there - I have just settled out of court and feel that I have been somewhat bullied into agreeing a settlement. In a nutshell, I am the respondent mother with 2 children living with me. We occupy a… read more
Clare
Clare
Family Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
Dear Michael, I was wondering if you could help me. My ex-husband
Dear XXXXX, I was wondering if you could help me. My ex-husband and I were divorced in June 2009. We have joint names (joint mortgages - they are both joint tenancies, we own them both, together not e… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, my partner got her decree absolute 0n June 25th 2010. Her
Hi, my partner got her decree absolute 0n June 25th 2010. Her settlement was a cash sum form the equity of the sale of the FMH however the property has still not been sold and due to its quirkiness is… read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
I am divorcing my husband, although he has asked if we can
I am divorcing my husband, although he has asked if we can work things out without solicitors. we have been living apart for 9 months and he does not pay maintenance, we have 3 children, he has the 2 … read more
Clare
Clare
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Bachelor's Degree
13,515 satisfied customers
My partner divorced his wife, for her unreasonable behaviour,
My partner divorced his wife, for her unreasonable behaviour, in Dec '08. He continued to pay the mortgage on the matrimonial home since leaving in May '07 as his son was still at school but he is now… read more
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