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Your FAQs Answered: Getting Divorced

Your FAQs Answered: Getting Divorced

We know that getting divorced can be emotionally draining - there are often so many questions that need answering that it can be tricky to know where to start. The Cartridges Law divorce team has come up with a list of frequently asked questions to help. How much will...

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Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

Your FAQs Answered: Property Ownership Disputes

We answer some of the most common questions about property ownership and jointly owned property disputes. My partner and I bought our home jointly. We were never married but have now separated. How much of the property do I own? The beneficial interest in the property...

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Cohabitation disputes: property ownership and rights

Cohabitation disputes: property ownership and rights

What is a cohabitation dispute? Disputes about property ownership can occur in a variety of circumstances. You may be going through a divorce, may have bought property with family and/or friends, you may be contesting a will, or you may have inherited some property....

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DIY divorce: risks to consider

DIY divorce: risks to consider

DIY divorce: do you need a lawyer? Here at Cartridges Law we hear more and more of people writing wills and applying for probate by themselves, and even taking a DIY approach to divorce or separation, without hiring a specialist lawyer. And in theory, that’s fine;...

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No-fault divorce law approved

New rules allowing ‘no-fault’ divorce are expected to come into force in 2021, replacing the five current grounds for divorce. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 was passed earlier this year but it is not yet known exactly when the new rules will take...

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Living together after separation

Living together after a separation can be challenging, especially now that the coronavirus pandemic is causing us to be at home more. Some chose to remain living in separate households at the same address in order to maintain a family environment for children, others...

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Welcome for long-awaited divorce law reforms

Allowing couples to reflect on their decision, will change the way divorce works It has been interesting to watch the television coverage and read news stories about the government’s divorce law reforms, which remove the blame from the divorce process allowing...

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Making sure you have a ‘good’ divorce

Is it really ever possible to have a ‘good divorce’? What does the term even mean? Well, at Cartridges Law, as solicitors based in Exeter who specialised in family law, we believe that it is, and, what’s more we work with our clients to achieve this whenever...

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