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Pension sharing in a divorce settlement

When couples separate and divorce, part of that process will involve dividing the assets from the marriage and making two households out of one. ‘Dividing up cash, savings and the family home are relatively straightforward,’ says Angie Brown, family law expert with Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire.  ‘In contrast, pensions are the most complex […]

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Hearing the voice of children, when parents separate

Hearing the voice of children, when parents separate

Caught in the middle of their parents’ relationship breakdown, it is important that the best interests and wishes of any children are considered.  If parents are separating, they will need to agree the arrangements for where children will live and how often they will see the other parent. ‘It is better for all concerned if […]

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‘No-fault divorce’ around the corner with new legislation

New legislation has been announced by the government to overhaul divorce law and remove the need for divorcing couples in England and Wales to assign blame. This move towards ‘no-fault divorce’ will reduce family conflict and so is warmly welcomed by the family law team at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire. Angie Brown, family […]

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Family Mediation Week 2019

Family Mediation Week: 21 – 25 January 2019

With Family Mediation Week taking place from 21-25 January 2019, the family law team and the ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) team at Mooney Everett Solicitors in Ormskirk, Lancashire want to encourage anyone going through a divorce or a family dispute to use mediation to resolve issues, rather than choosing to take it to court. Family Mediation […]

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