The costs of Divorce

There’s been a lot in the news recently about sky high fees paid by couples as part of particularly acrimonious court battles. As with all media reports about divorce they tend to relate to a minority of people – who are usually wealthy – rather than the majority of people who separate and divorce. But…

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Are you taking responsibility?

Responsibility is something that is often taught to children: from encouraging them to tidy up their toys and be responsible for their own things; or encouraging them not to hit someone who has said upsetting things; through to giving them pocket money or an allowance and encouraging them to save up for toys or clothes…

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A video about Surrey Divorce Solutions

This video by Louisa Whitney (the founder of LKW Family Mediation) talks about the setting up of our initiative Surrey Divorce Solutions. It explains why this service is so needed and what the main benefits of it are.

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Transition – Moving through relationship breakdown

Perhaps only when both parties have reached agreement on the details of the separation, have negotiated who gets what and agreed upon arrangements for any children, do you then begin to consider how your future may look. This can be thought of as the ‘transition’ stage. Transition can be viewed as having three distinct phases:…

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How to protect your pension share from falls in the stock market

The previous blog “How is the value of my pension share calculated?” highlighted the process to be followed in calculating the amount of funds to be transferred on implementation of a pension share. If there is a significant fall in the stock market from the date of the original valuation to implementation date it’s very…

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