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things to consider before getting a divorceThere are many different things to consider before getting a divorce. Inevitably some marriages do come to an end. Wither you are in a heterosexual marriage or same sex marriage the legal divorce procedures in Glasgow are the same. We are here to help guide and help you recognise the things to consider before getting a divorce.

Things to consider before getting a divorce – What are they?

There are many things to consider before getting a divorce. We will talk about the legal aspects of divorce where one of the first things to consider is whether you need a divorce lawyer or not. You don’t always need a divorce solicitor to get a divorce. You can be granted a divorce by your local sheriff court if an irretrievable breakdown of your marriage based on one-year separation with consent or two years’ separation without consent, you have no children of the marriage aged under 16, there are no outstanding financial matters to be resolved, there are no other court proceedings underway which might result in the end of your marriage or civil partnership.

There are four grounds for divorce in Scotland which are one year’s separation and your spouse consents to the divorce or two years’ separation without consent to the divorce, one of the partners has committed adultery, unreasonable behaviour although there is no set criteria as to what constitutes this.

Things to consider before getting a divorce – do some groundwork yourself.

Other things to consider before getting a divorce are you can do a lot of groundwork yourself to save money in lawyers’ fees, things like gathering all your financial information, getting any valuations done on property or other assets. Only those assets acquired during your marriage are typically the only ones taken into account when you get divorced.

There are different options available to you other things to consider before getting a divorce like compare different divorce solicitors and finally try not let your emotions get the better of you. If you do feel that you have done enough by yourself, we are always here to help so get in touch today.

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