How A Divorce Consultant Can Help: Read Mrs G’s Story…

In my role as a divorce consultant, I provide both practical help through the legal process as well as emotional support at what is a very challenging time in my clients’ lives.

I first met the lovely Mrs G at the beginning of her divorce. We worked together throughout the legal process and continue to work together post-divorce for coaching support.  She has very kindly agreed to explain how our work together has benefited her.

Hear Mrs G’s story in her..

How A Divorce Consultant Can Help: Mr R’s Story…

I work with clients at all different stages of the divorce and separation process. Mr R has kindly agreed to answer some questions about the work we have been doing together to help him think through whether he would like to divorce his wife. He is finding the decision making process very stressful and has a young child to consider.

Hear about Mr R’s story in his own words…

What was going on for you that prompted you to..

The Importance of Self Care: What is it and why is it important?

Through my work as a divorce consultant, as see my role as not just to provide help with the practical side of the divorce process but also to provide much needed support through this difficult time in my clients’ lives.

As such, I talk a great deal to them about the importance of taking good care of themselves.

It is always important to take good care of ourselves and this is particularly the case during the more challenging times in..

How To Create A Self Care Practice

I regularly ask my clients what they’ve been doing towards their self care. The response I often receive is that they are too busy and don’t have time to think about adding extra activities in to their lives and/or would feel guilty if they took time out for themselves.

I think these feelings are common but at the same time, we need to all appreciate how important it is to be taking good care of ourselves – our mental,..

Self Care During Difficult Times

Making sure we practice self care regularly can be challenging at the best of times, but it can be particularly difficult to maintain during stressful times in our lives. We may feel we just don’t have enough time or capacity to add anything else in to our already challenging lives – e.g. it may feel like something else to add to our “to do” list. But it is at these times that we need it most.

If we already had..

Advice From A Divorce Solicitor About Getting A “Prenup”

A “prenup” (also known as a pre-nuptial agreement or pre-marital contract) is an agreement entered in to by a couple prior to their marriage to set out the arrangements as to what is to happen should their marriage end in a divorce.

Prenups are not currently legally binding in England and Wales.

However, a judge is likely to take a prenuptial agreement into account when considering a divorce case and is likely to uphold it, as long as certain safeguards..

10 Steps to help you prepare for your FDR Hearing: Advice from a divorce consultant

What is a FDR in a divorce case?

An FDR is a Financial Dispute Resolution hearing.

In short, it is a day of negotiating, with the aim of reaching a financial settlement. Also, the judge at the FDR, can give guidance on what financial settlement they would order if they were the deciding judge at the Final Hearing. This can be very helpful to assist each party to have realistic expectations for the outcome of the financial agreement, in..

What Are the Right Foods To Eat When You Are Struggling With The Stress of Divorce?

We know all too well that a healthy diet during a stressful time is a key part of self-care and well-being. But when we are under stress, our decision making abilities are affected and making the right choice can be more difficult than normal. Food is a big part of our daily decision making. What we eat when stressed can often make a much bigger difference than we realise; impacting on our stress levels, our ability to sleep and..

Mortgages and Divorce

What happens to the family home is always a major issue for consideration in the financial settlement in a divorce. Will it be sold? Will the ownership of the property be transferred in to the sole name of one of the couple?

There are various different options available which your solicitor can advise you on.

Whether one of the couple remains living in the property post-divorce will depend on affordability and whether it is appropriate as part of the..

Rhiannon Ford Divorce Consultancy Wins Gold

I have exciting news!!!

I’m absolutely delighted to announce that last night I was awarded GOLD in the Use of Social Media in Business category at the Surrey Digital Awards 2108. I’m feeling quite overwhelmed (and probably a little worse for wear after a late night of celebrating) and I don’t think it’s quite sunk in yet. Reaching the final was great but to then not just win but to win gold in my category is such an amazing feeling.

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