MAGAZINE: Lawyers predict surge in divorce enquires...

The first day law firms open their doors after their Christmas break has been dubbed '˜Divorce Day' as the holiday season pushes relationships beyond breaking point.

Lawyers predict surge in Divorce Enquires&
Lawyers predict surge in Divorce Enquires&

Law firm Slater and Gordon expect divorces to spike on the first Monday of January, with many people having already made appointments for the first working week of 2016.

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Long endured relationship issues can be magnified over the Christmas period, as tiredness and financial stresses take their toll. Whilst for many, the New Year is simply a time to re-evaluate their life and resolve to make a change.

Watch our video to hear Slater and Gordon Divorce Lawyer, Rupi Rai, explain the ins and outs of divorce, such as how long proceedings can take, the cost, how it can affect children, the legalities of splitting assets and what is and isn’t decided in the courts.