For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer; the vows are too often the first casualties when a couple start drawing the battle lines of divorce.
Forty-two per cent of first marriages in the UK now end in divorce. Is it possible to part ways without leaving a trail of destruction?
While for the minority a “good divorce” might involve instructing the fiercest divorce lawyer available, for others it’s setting the foundations for future amicable family get-togethers.
Vanessa Friend, an associate at Hunters, acts for a lot of high-net-wealth individuals, as well as people on modest incomes. “Higher-value cases are easier to settle because there’s enough to go round, whereas smaller divorces are actually really hard because you’re carving up a smaller pot to make two and there just might not be enough.”
Read the full article in The Telegraph here.