Single Parenting Xmas, Celebrity Splits & Child Arrangements: our December round up of news

If you missed what we’ve been sharing this month, here’s a round up of our blogs and some of the news posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

From our blog:

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Planning Child Arrangements Xmas 2016

If you haven’t agreed child arrangements with your ex for Christmas, you’ll need to get your skates on. Call us for help and we’ll help get everything agreed and sorted, whether you live in the UK or abroad.






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How to survive (enjoy?) your first Christmas as a single parent

Your first Christmas as a divorced parent can be tough, but you are not alone. We’ve gathered some timely advice from wise men and women who are spending their first Christmas as an ex.









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Celebrity splits in 2016

2016 was a busy year for celebrity divorce lawyers. LGFL Director Rita Gupta reminds us of the famous and infamous who went their separate ways this year.





From our social media:

If changes were made to discriminatory divorce proceedings, Muslim women would be less reliant on sharia councils
Interesting article in Forbes, the division of assets during divorce can often be less than anticipated. Spouses need to keep a check on the finances.
You check in married and check out divorced. Is that not too quick?
Single parents in a West Yorkshire constituency owed more than £6.6m.


This means thousands of people who divorced before April 2016 but will retire after that date face a drastic cut in income.
This couple chose not to end their relationship in an acrimonious divorce rather they chose a ‘completion ceremony’ to mark the end.
Trinny Woodall faces £300,000 divorce battle from beyond the grave. Yes Trustees of deceased bankrupt ex-spouse are chasing her for his debts.
Your dog can be affected by your divorce too, even causing depression.



Have a safe and happy Christmas