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Clare, Family Solicitor
Category: Family Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practise since 1985 and have specialised in Family Law for the last 10 years
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If a married couple decide to separate with a view to

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If a married couple decide to separate with a view to getting divorced after two years, is any arrangement that they make at this time prejudice the case for settlement after divorce

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I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

Do you mean will any agreement be valid?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My daughter and son-in-law are splitting up. They have agreed that she can stay in the house and she will pay the bills. Clearly there are a lot of loose ends and I am wondering that when they finally do get a divorce whether this 'loose arrangement' could prevent her from getting a better settlement at that time.
Their understanding is that after a two year period of separation a divorce will be granted automatically
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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The arrangements made at this time do not mean that there cannot be a further claim within the eventual divorce proceedings.

Only where there is a formal Separation Agreement setting out the financial arrangements could that be a risk - and even then it would not necessarily be binding. if the ocurt di s not beleive that it was fair.

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