Changes to legal funding in 2013 resulted in legal aid for divorcing couples is no longer available except in cases involving domestic violence.
The internet is full of cut price diy divorces and understandably this can be tempting. Court costs are on the rise and you may be thinking about cutting corners in order to save money. However, if you go through divorce without taking legal advice from an expert you could find yourself regretting it later on and even incur greater costs by trying to rectify your mistakes.
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If you do decide to opt for a diy divorce problems may arise further into the proceedings such as custody issues or jointly owned property disputes. This may lead to you feeling out of your depth and this is where a diy divorce can fall short. Many will say you only get what you pay for.
Why not consider speaking with our divorce team on 01639 8852691 to see whether you can access legal aid and, to consider booking a fixed fee appointment to get some advice.
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