Going to court is stressful, expensive and time consuming. You may not get the result you want.
For most people, you don’t need to go to court when making plans for children or dividing property and finances when separating.
To divorce, it is necessary to apply to the Court for a Divorce order, however there is no requirement for a court to be involved when making parenting and/or financial arrangements – unless it is not safe to make your own agreement, or when you still cannot agree after making a genuine attempt to resolve your dispute.
There is a smarter way to separate. Explore below to find out how.