Looking after you and the pets: our round-up of news for February 2018

February 2018 LGFL news Roundup

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

From our blog:


Who gets the dog? Your in-depth guide to pets and divorce

Who gets the dog (or cat or rabbit or horse) is often a highly charged issue for divorcing couples. So, we've created this in-depth guide to how to safeguard the welfare of all your pets when you split up.


Looking after yourself during divorce

10 tips for health during divorcerDuring a separation or divorce, normal routines inevitably break down, and our health and wellness can suffer as a result. So, we asked personal trainer Mikey Cook to give us his top 10 tips for how to look after the most important person in any divorce - you.

From our social media:

Mediation can be beneficial to many, however, making it compulsory would as The Law Society stated: frustrate the principle that litigants should have unimpeded access to the courts.

100 years ago today the "˜Representation of the People Act" came into law, giving some women the right to vote. The Museum of London has a great exhibition to visit. #Vote100

This can be a difficult decision.
Deciding where to live during and after a #divorce

Anything that focusses us on the mental health of our children must be worthwhile.
Hopefully the DWP's programme will help.

Such a large percentage.
#divorce #ChildArrangements

A truly beautiful outcome from a divorce. So lovely to see parents giving love and thought to their children.

There are some new rules

Bitcoin - oh my. This could be really problematic for settlements if not thought through thoroughly.
BTW does anyone actually have any Bitcoin?

An interesting article listing many issues that financial advisors need to be aware of when giving financial advice for divorcees.

Good to see that emotional or psychological abuse are being more acknowledged.

Some good points to discuss. Particularly Legal guardianship is crucial for the welfare of you children.

And finally