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Thinking about divorce this ‘Divorce Day’?

In previous years, there has been a rise in divorce enquiries on the first working Monday of the year. This has led to the the media terming it ‘Divorce Day’. This year it falls on 8th January.

Christmas is sometimes viewed as the cause of divorce. With all the pressures of family, time spent together and money worries, it can be a stressful time.

It is thought that couples rethink their relationship after the Christmas period, or that they have delayed separation until after Christmas.

However, it is important to not see Christmas as a reason for divorce. Whilst the festive period can exacerbate pre-existing problems in a relationship, it is not the sole catalyst.

Although the media play into the idea of ‘Divorce Day’, for some couples it may be a reality.

If you are thinking about divorce, or are starting proceedings, we have put together some free resources to help guide you through the process.

Thinking about divorce

Thinking about divorce?

A beginners guide to divorce – Listen on Spotify

What to do if you think your marriage is over

How to get divorced

How to get divorced

How to get divorced online – Watch on YouTube

How to pull together the information for a financial settlement – Watch on YouTube

How to get a financial consent order – Watch on YouTube

How to represent yourself in the family court – Watch on YouTube

Finances and Divorce

How much does divorce cost?

Budgeting solo during the cost-of-living crisis – Listen on Spotify

Taking control of your finances – Listen on Spotify

How to financially plan for your divorce – Webinar

What happens if you’re not the ‘breadwinner’?

The blog team at Stowe is a group of writers based across our family law offices who share their advice on the wellbeing and emotional aspects of divorce or separation from personal experience. As well as pieces from our family law solicitors, guest contributors also regularly contribute to share their knowledge.

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