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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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What to expect during mediation following separation

If you are attending mediation to discuss issues relating to relationship breakdown, separation or divorce, you might be wondering what this involves. A mediator is an independent person that is trained to assist you in identifying an agenda and help you address any issues identified through discussion.  A mediator can meet you and your former […]

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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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Family mediation referral from a solicitor

Mooney Everett welcomes referrals from other legal professionals across Merseyside looking for family mediation services and Mediation Information Assessment Meetings (MIAM) for their clients at our offices in Ormskirk, Lancashire or Liverpool city centre. Reasons to refer to Mooney Everett family mediation service: our mediator is highly experienced and is FMCA accredited and Resolution trained; […]

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