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A Guide to Starting Divorce Proceedings

Going through a divorce or separation can be one of the most stressful and emotional times in your life.


No Fault Divorce – How the UK Divorce Law Has Changed

This year saw one of the biggest changes in divorce law in more than half a century. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 came into force on 6th April 2022.


5 Questions on Separation Agreements Answered

A separation agreement is an effective way to ensure you and your partner are clear about the terms of your separation until you get divorced or end your civil partnership.


How Much Does It Cost to Get Divorced in the UK

When dealing with divorce and separation, the financial side of the process can be extremely daunting. It is therefore important for both parties to have a clear and full picture.


A Guide to Domestic Abuse Protection

There are different protective orders which can be put in place by the police and courts to help protect victims of domestic abuse.


What Does CAFCASS Do? A Short Guide

By supporting children in family court cases, CAFCASS (Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service) independently advise families on the best ways to keep their children safe.


What Is a Financial Remedy Order

Financial Remedy Applications, formerly known as Ancillary Relief Applications, are made to resolve financial disputes between divorcing couples in court.


Mediation Services How Can They Help

Mediation Services refer to the process of using a trained third party mediator. A mediator helps to resolve issues about family arrangements such as finances and children aiding both parties to come.


Pensions and Divorce: Your Survival Guide

The division of assets after a divorce can be a difficult task, especially when considering pension plans and retirement.


Getting a Prenup: How Can a Prenuptial Agreement Benefit You?

In the UK, a prenuptial agreement is a legal contract which sets outs how assets should be divided in the case of a divorce.


The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022: what is the aim, what will it apply to and what will it mean?

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 (“The Act”) which came into force on the 30th June 2022 is, according to the Government, the first step in their aim to make leasehold property ownership


Child Arrangements: A Guide to Co-Parenting after Separation

Co-parenting is often seen as a post-divorce or separation arrangement in which both parents continue to jointly participate in their child’s upbringing.


Who Gets the House in a Divorce? Eatons Solicitors Explain

The home is often one of the most valuable assets, both emotionally and monetarily, within marriages and families. The value of assets opens pathways for both parties to meet their housing needs going


The New "No-Fault" Divorce Explained

Each year around 100,000 couples in the UK get divorced. Often, the process to reach their final separation has been a long and painful one, especially if there are children affected too.


What happens if someone dies and there’s no will?

It’s estimated that around 57% of the British adult population have either never written a will or have one that is out of date or invalid.


A Brief Guide to Family Law

As anyone who has been through a divorce or separation will know, it is always a traumatic experience no matter how calmly and fairly it is managed.


Making a will has never been easier

It’s estimated that as many as 60% of adults in the UK may not have wills. Perhaps this is understandable. After all, they’re not compulsory and many people feel that they may not even need one.


A guide to Inheritance Tax

We all want to pass on as much of our wealth as possible to our family and close friends. However, there will be a certain amount of Inheritance Tax to pay.


Ilkley Office Has Relocated to Yeadon!

We are pleased to announce that, as a result of our continued growth, we’re relocating our Ilkley office to larger, purpose-built premises.


The Eatons guide to wills and probate

Making a will is one of the more important things you can do in life. It will ensure that, after you die, your assets will be distributed as you wanted them to be.