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Donna Amos

About Donna Amos

Donna Amos is an Associate within the Family Law Department at Forbes Solicitors. Donna writes and advises on all aspects of family law, including separation and divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, financial settlements, prenuptial agreements, injunctions, Occupation Orders, matrimonial transfers of property, cohabitation disputes and issues regarding the arrangements for children.

Adultery and Divorce

The recent BBC drama Doctor Foster shone a light on the ugly side of divorce.  Having exposed her husband’s betrayals in the finale of series 1, this series showed how the spouses’ destructive behaviour towards each other drove their 15 … Read more

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Government Set To Increase Court Fees For Divorce Proceedings

The cost of issuing divorce proceedings is set to rise by a third from £410 to £550 following the Government’s latest announcement. The original proposal to raise the court fee by 80% to £750 is not being implemented, although increasing … Read more

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Dealing With Pensions When You Divorce

When a married couple divorce and divide their finances, the most valuable asset after the matrimonial home is usually a pension. It is important that pensions are considered so that ideally each party has an income of their own upon … Read more

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Moving Abroad – Can I Take My Children With Me?

Recent case law has clarified the law on relocating abroad with children where separated parents have had a shared care arrangement or shared residence.   If a parent wishes to move abroad with their children they will need the consent of … Read more

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