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At Banner Jones Solicitors our expert Family Law teams in Chesterfield, Dronfield, Mansfield and Sheffield are here to guide you through the Divorce process step by step.

We know that you will have lots of questions about your specific circumstances but here is our basic guide to the divorce process so that you know roughly what to expect.

Remember, to start divorce proceedings you need to establish:

  • That you have been married for more than a year
  • That the English Court has the jurisdiction to divorce you
  • That your marriage has "irretrievably broken down" supported by one of the five grounds for divorce
Divorce & Separation advice: what to do now

Divorce & Separation advice: what to do now

We help with all aspects of Family Law and especially divorce cases. Kelly Parks, Head of our Family Law team offers advice on what to do next.

Everything you need to know about divorce

Everything you need to know about divorce

This guide explains the divorce process and covers the key points that anyone considering, or in the process of, a divorce should understand.

Taking Care of Yourself - A Guide to Managing Divorce in Sheffield

Taking Care of Yourself - A Guide to Managing Divorce in Sheffield

Divorce is a stressful time for anyone. This guide gives some great advice for anyone going through this particularly difficult time.

Online divorce advice - the pros and cons

Online divorce advice - the pros and cons

We know that the speed and convenience of online divorce is appealing. This article explains when it is appropriate and when it is not.

Are Pre-Nups Binding?

Are Pre-Nups Binding?

Just how binding are Pre-nuptial Agreements in the British Courts? Well a recent ruling of the High Court on a French ‘pre-nuptial agreement’ pretty much spells it out.

Court departs from the ‘sharing principle’ in a divorce settlement

Court departs from the ‘sharing principle’ in a divorce settlement

In a ruling in the June of 2017, the courts followed an increasing trend for financial settlements of divorcing couples to reflect more accurately the contributions that each partner made to the marriage.

Why children come first in a divorce

Why children come first in a divorce

During a break up, being fair and civilised to each other is often the best you can hope for, but when there are children involved emotions need to be set aside.

Complex Divorce Fact Sheet

Complex Divorce Fact Sheet

We have developed a fact sheet to help you with the various decisions and issues that are dealt with during the divorce process.

Guide to Getting Through Divorce in Sheffield

Guide to Getting Through Divorce in Sheffield

Are you local to Sheffield and are going through a tough time during a divorce or separation? Our family law solicitors have created a guide of things to do in Sheffield to keep you busy and get you back on your feet during this time.

Children & Separation Guide

Children & Separation Guide

Getting through a divorce or separation is hard at the best of times but is often even harder when there are children involved in the relationship. Use our helpful guide for tips on explaining the situation to the children.

Divorce Survival Tips

Divorce Survival Tips

We’ve enlisted the help of some local relationship counsellors in Sheffield to provide you with some survival advice to help get you through a divorce.

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