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The different roads to divorce

Many of our family law clients tend to have something in common; the desire to end their marriages and to achieve the best outcome possible. However, the length of time it takes them to reach the decision varies greatly. Some want to divorce as soon as possible, perhaps reacting to a change in their relationship…

Pensions and Divorce: what you need to know

Your pension may understandably not be top of your list of things to think about when contemplating divorce but for women especially, it is an important aspect to consider.   Rachel Macwilliam, Family Law solicitor at Penderlaw Solicitors answers some FAQs on this topic. Many divorced women face poverty in retirement as they often have…

Will you still love me when I’m 64?

Silver Splitters: the rise of divorce amongst the over 60s A twin trend has developed in recent years with more couples over 60 getting married, but also more getting divorced after many years of marriage. The increase in the number of over 60s getting divorced has given rise to the term the ‘silver’ or’ grey’…

No Fault Divorce edging a step closer

unhappy couple sitting on bench

Our family lawyer Rachel Macwilliam says that the plans which are now underway to bring in no-fault divorce will help to reduce the acrimony caused by having to blame a partner under the current system. The current rules The current legislation means that one partner needs to prove the other is at fault through adultery,…