The 3 Stages of Divorce

Who and How I Help

I work with both men and women, married and unmarried throughout the divorce and separation process. I only work with one of the couple but often the work we do can end up benefiting the other person as well.


1. When you have decided to get a divorce

pic1Have recently separated (or have decided to) and are not sure what the next steps should be? There may still be an element of uncertainty in your situation and you may be feeling emotionally overwhelmed.

You may not be ready to see a solicitor. I can help.

Do any of the following statements sound familiar?

  • I have been unhappy in my marriage for a long time and have decided to separate from my partner. I want to find out more information about what’s involved and get some support whilst I make a decision about my next steps.  Click here.


  • I have just found out my partner is having an affair and I want to talk to someone who is not friends or family about what I should be thinking about and what my options are. Click here.


  • I have decided I want to separate from my partner and want to know how to approach this and what’s involved but I’m not yet ready to see a solicitor. Click here.


  • My partner has told me he/she wants to separate and I feel lost and confused as to what happens next. I need to talk to someone who has experience in supporting people in this situation. Click here.


  • I have separated from my partner and now want to move things forward. I need some help with the next steps and some guidance on how to formalise the financial arrangements and obtain a divorce. Click here.


If you can relate to any of these statements, please know that you don’t have to struggle alone. Find out how I can help – Click here.


2. Once you’re in the legal process

The legal process can be very intimidating and confusing. When you feel stressed it is difficult to feel confident about making big decisions and to provide your solicitor with clear instructions.

Do any of the following statements sound familiar?

  • I am ready to embark on a divorce and need to find a good family law solicitor to represent me. I don’t know where to start looking and how I will know if I’ll feel comfortable working with that particular person. Click here.


  • I am struggling to complete the financial forms my solicitor/mediator has given me to complete. I would like some practical help and advice on how best to approach the Form E and Expenses Schedule. Click here.


  • I am in the divorce process but feel nervous and confused about the legal proceedings. I would like to talk through my concerns with someone other than my solicitor, but who has professional knowledge and experience in family law. Click  here.


  • I am struggling with my emotions which is causing me difficulties in processing the advice from my solicitor and also my ability to give them clear instructions of what I want them to do. I would like some support with the emotional issues and help to effectively communicate with my solicitor. Click here.


  •  I am nervous about going to mediation/court/settlement meeting and need help on how best to prepare emotionally and on a practical basis. Click here.


If you could relate to any of these statements, find out how I can help – Click here.


3. When your divorce has completed

pic3It is not uncommon to feel a little lost when the legal case first finishes. You have been running on adrenaline through the legal process, having to deal with solicitors etc. Then the case finishes, the solicitor’s involvement ends and you are left on your own to rebuild your life. I can help.

Do any of the following statements sound familiar?

  • My divorce has completed and I feel lost and confused about what happens next. Click here.


  • I have my financial settlement but now need to take steps to put the terms of the agreement in place. I need help with how best to approach this but don’t want to rely on my solicitor anymore. Click here.


  • I would like some support to help me make plans for my future and it would help to work with someone with experience of people recently divorced. Click here.


If you can relate to any of these statements, I can help. To find out how – Click here.


“Clarity and comfort through a difficult time.”