Divorce Solicitors Liverpool
At Berkson Family Law, our expert divorce solicitors in Liverpool understand how challenging and demanding a separation can be for everyone involved. The emotional strain of evaluating the impact a divorce has on children, finances, Assets such as your home, pensions and more can leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.
Our expert local Liverpool Divorce solicitors approach to client care and expertise in divorce law will help you find the quickest, least hostile, and most economical way through a divorce.
What does the law say?
It is stated in the Matrimonial Clauses Act 1973 that there is only one ground for divorce, that being the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.Our expert Liverpool divorce lawyers will advise you on the best way to demonstrate to the Court that your marriage has irretrievably broken down this in court. As the Court has to be certain that a marriage has broken down irretrievably; this is established by providing evidence of one of the five factors within the divorce petition. The factor’s that you can rely upon are as followed:
Two years separation with consent: you and your spouse have lived apart for at least two continuous years and your spouse consents to the divorce;
Adultery: your partner has committed adultery and you can no longer live with them;
Desertion: your spouse has deserted you for a period of at least two continuous years immediately prior to the divorce petition;
Unreasonable behaviour: your spouse has acted in such a way that you cannot be expected to live with them;
Five years separation: you have been apart for a continuous period of 5 years prior to the presentation of the petition.
When dealing with your divorce we can also advise you in respect to matrimonial finances and the range of order’s available to the Court in dealing with this; this can be explained to you in a consultation with our expert local Liverpool divorce solicitors.