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Covid-19 fall-out could impact on divorce finances

05 May 2020 Clare Curran, Partner in charge of the Matrimonial/Family Law Department at Worthingtons Solicitors, based in Belfast and North Down, considers the potential impact of the current health pandemic on those cases which finalised in... READ

Separation and Divorce during Covid-19

09 April 2020 Clare Curran, Partner in charge of our Family Law Department here at Worthingtons Solicitors considers how those couples facing separation and divorce may be impacted by the ongoing health crisis and its resulting impact... READ

Can a Spouse Seek Compensation for ‘Relationship Generated Disadvantage’ when Splitting Finances on Divorce?

05 March 2020 Clare Curran, our Partner in Charge of Family and Matrimonial law, here at Worthingtons Solicitors looks at this issue which was successfully argued in a recently reported case in the High Court in London.... READ

Death and Divorce- What are the Implications if one party dies during a Separation or Divorce?

21 February 2020 Naomi Devlin, Associate Solicitor with Worthingtons Solicitors, who specialises in matrimonial and family law looks at the implications when one party dies in the midst of divorce proceedings. For many couples separating, finality is... READ

High Income Unmarried Couples and the thorny issue of Child Maintenance

17 January 2020 Sarah Elliott, family law solicitor in Worthingtons Solicitors, with offices based in Belfast and Newtownards, discusses the issue of financial provision for the children of non-married couples in high income cases. With Boris Johnson... READ

Top Tips for a Healthy Separation

03 January 2020 When a relationship breaks down, the parties involved can often feel overwhelmed by the multitude of issues that need to be addressed and it is often difficult to know what to do.  Legal experts... READ

Inherited Assets and Divorce

12 December 2019 Clare Curran, Partner in Charge of Family and Matrimonial Law at Worthingtons Solicitors who have offices in Belfast and Newtownards, looks at the impact that receiving an inheritance might have on the division of... READ

The Agreement you need to get right

27 November 2019 For many married couples separating the thought of sorting out finances can often seem overwhelming and stressful. Many clients will often ask why same is necessary and why in particular there needs to be... READ

Dispelling the myths surrounding what happens when a relationship breaks down.

07 August 2019 Having provided advice and representation in this area of law for many years, we are aware that frequently there can be confusion and misunderstanding about the legal process when a relationship breaks down.  Here... READ

An overview of the grounds for divorce in Northern Ireland

16 April 2019 In light of the announcement by the Government last week regarding imminent reform to the divorce system in England and Wales, Clare Curran, Partner in charge of the Matrimonial Department at Worthingtons Solicitors based... READ
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