Post Xmas, thoughts and Robbie Burns: our January 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:



Divorce in 2017, post Xmas divorces, how to start divorce proceedings

New year, a new start without your spouse. Why divorce rates rise in January, and how Xmas can be the final straw for strained relationships.








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What divorcees really think!

The responses from divorcees were, as you might expect, very varied, these are a few of the ones that touched us the most.









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Robert Burns: the case for divorce

Our slightly quirky post for Burns Night outlining Mrs Burns’ grounds for divorce. A woman wronged if ever there was!




From our social media:

When it could take 6 months!
This couple chose not to end their relationship in an acrimonious divorce rather they chose a ‘completion ceremony’ to mark the end.
Lord Chief Justice concerned by volume of public and private law cases before the Family Court.
Fear of divorce can have an effect on parental financial help and inheritance.


Couples with opposing views and voting on #Brexit, may find it the path to their own #divorce.
Councils are setting benchmarks for the number of child adoptions – this practice is morally repugnant.
Going through a divorce is a difficult time and you may find yourself repeating the same reasons for the divorce to friends and family over and over. Here's a few tips to keep the story short and succinct.
The Justice secretary intervenes after Guardian investigation revealed women often cross-examined by violent ex-partners in private hearings.



There’s a spy in the sky. New use for #drones in #divorce cases.