Divorce Attorneys Liverpool
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Wirral Family Law
15-19 Allport Lane
R H Vyner Brooks & Co
Bartlett & Son Solicitors
21 Walton Vale
Price Byrne Partnership
174A Warbreck Moor
Elan Medical Services Ltd
The Delphi Building, Moorgate
Bell Lamb & Joynson
39 Walton Vale
21 Walton Vale
Premier Legal Costings Service
12 Wood Lea
44 Greenodd Avenue
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Splitting the assets after divorce Part 1
A cautionary tale of marriage breakdown and divorce. What can happen when an average couple with children and modest assets decide to get a divorce. Find an IFA in your area to help you with your Divorce Finances
A story of marital breakdown and divorce
A couple with two young children have a three bed semi in a quiet suburb of a small town. They have a mortgage and the property has forty or fifty thousand pounds of equity in it.
They have no other major assets, the husband works to pay the mortgage and the other household expenses while the wife is at home to look after the children as she has done since they were born.
There is no family network near enough to help with the children and it is not economical to pay for childcare so that the wife can go back to work. She now decides that she wants to get a divorce. If one were being strictly equitable it might be expected that the house would be sold and the equity divided between the two of them. This is unlikely to happen unless the couple involved come to an arrangement between themselves that is acceptable to both. Even with modest assets (property, money, pensions etc) expert financial advice from a qualified person is essential in working through this most difficult part of the divorce process. The children and finance after divorce Furthermore, young children almost always remain with the mother and this means that the settlement of capital and property to the wife can be disproportionate unless there are exceptional circumstances or the marriage has been very short lived.
The courts and divorce
The courts are not concerned with what most of us may consider as fair when a couple get divorced. Their job, as laid down in very specific guidelines, is to consider the needs of those involved in a divorce. In such a case it will be found that the needs of the wife and children are much more considerable than those of the husband and it is almost certain that the matrimonial home be transferred to the sole possession of the wife even though the husband may have made all the payments on it.
Although, in theory at least, the law is equal for husbands and wives, where children are involved their needs are understandably put first and in such situations it means that the husband very often comes off worse when a couple get divorced.
Legal aid and divorce
A husband's woes may not end there because if his wife has been in receipt of legal aid because she has no income of her own – having stayed at home to look after the children – then the husband will be paying significantly more for legal advice for the divorce. Solicitors and barristers can charge up to twice as much for private clients than they do for those claiming assistance from the Legal Services Commission who fix the amount that...
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