This article sadly demonstrates how messy things can get when a couple separates. The former footballer has also accused his wife of stealing from him.

I appreciate it can be difficult to deal with matters amicably following a separation as emotions are often running high but it is far preferable if you can, especially where there are children involved.

We encourage our clients to try and reach an agreement on issues such as the arrangements regarding their children and the financial issues and this also saves costs.