Breaking up is hard to do. It can also be a costly affair when you factor in legal fees. If you are looking to represent yourself in court or thinking about going directly to a barrister to save money, this book will de-mystify the legal process and arm you with the know-how and confidence to achieve a successful outcome.
Written by a team of leading family law barristers, the book takes you through the process of splitting up, tells you what preparation is essential for court and helps you decide exactly when professional support is required. As well as chapters on the different aspects of divorce and separation, from children to financial issues, the book includes essential concepts, a toolbox guide to the applications that can be made, sources for further research and tips and traps. This book describes the processes under English and Welsh law. For supporting articles and helpful links go to diydivorce.familylaw.co.uk