As all of us have witnessed that economic downturn has consequences not just on the financial markets but in families too.
Family law solicitors at Pannone have reported a growing trend in the structure of divorce settlements influenced not only by the effects of the 2008 slump but by fears that Britain is about to plunge into the second half of the dreaded 'double dip' recession.
Partner Ed Kitchen has written a fascinating article on the topic for the Huffington Post
The issues Ed discusses make it all the more important for you to obtain divorce advice before agreeing the terms of a financial divorce settlement.
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