During the 12 working days leading up to Christmas, we are sharing our thoughts on some common family law issues that can be thrown into sharp relief by the festive season. 

It is no secret that Christmas can put a lot of financial pressure on a couple, running down their bank balances and running up their credit card bills. Disagreements about money and perceived financial irresponsibility are one of the most common causes of relationship breakdown, and they are frequently cited in divorce petitions.  

If you have separated from your spouse, or you are thinking about separating and divorcing, and you have concerns about their spending or their financial management, then it is important to act quickly. If you would like to talk about your situation, and what you can do to protect your position as much as possible, then do get in touch.