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STAYING TOGETHER IS NOT ‘FOR THE KIDS’

Despite the almost institutionalised idea that it is better to stay together ‘for the sake of the children’, a poll carried out by ComRes on behalf of Resolution found that 82% of children aged 14-22 (who have endured separation or divorce) would actually prefer their parents to split if they are unhappy. The overall feedback […]

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Divorce – DIY online can be expensive, messy and illegal….

So what attracts you into doing it for yourself on line?  Is it the impersonal nature of not having to discuss your divorce details with another human? Barber & Co. provide good, experienced advice because we listen and because we care…  Is it the speed offered by ‘quickie’ divorces online? Reality check: uncontested […]

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Divorce hurts children

If divorce or separation cannot be avoided, children are often the innocent victims of the process. Blaming themselves, losing contact, feeling isolated, fearful for the future, they are emotionally vulnerable. We advise upon and tailor make parenting plans to suit the needs of the children (CAFCASS). We take into account all aspects of family life […]

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Advice: It’s good – BECAUSE we listen…..

We provide you with the support and legal information necessary to help you to prioritise and work through your issues. You can move forward in the knowledge that we are working towards the best outcome for you. You develop trust in us through our honest and truthful appraisal – but mostly because you realise: we […]

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WIFE “TRAPPED IN LOVELESS MARRIAGE” GIVEN RIGHT TO APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT

In January 2016 a judge refused to allow the wife of a multimillionaire farmer to divorce her husband. The judge said that he could not accept that her husband’s “constant” beratement of her due to an affair was unreasonable behaviour and instead stated that it was to be “expected in marriage”. The wife asked the […]

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