Divorced online? Don’t forget your Financial Order!

The 6 April 2022 saw the biggest shake up in divorce law for 50 years with the introduction of the new ‘no-fault’ divorce. Previously, couples had to establish one of 5 facts to prove that they were entitled to a divorce. The new system sees a much simpler process...

Laura Tarbuck is welcomed back to the firm

Laura has returned to the firm after the birth of her second child. Laura is a Solicitor and Associate in the Family Department with 11 years of experience specialising in separation, including cohabitation disputes, divorce and financial matters  and private children...
PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

Clarkes Solicitors are pleased to announce the appointment of new Associates to the firm. Luke Townsend (Conveyancing Solicitor), Sarah Sharpe (Wills and Probate Solicitor) and Luke Taylor (Litigation Solicitor), are the latest to be promoted to Associate level within...
When is a Divorce Not a Divorce?

When is a Divorce Not a Divorce?

I was watching the recent ITV drama ‘Girlfriends’ when something struck a chord with me. We saw unhappy Gail receive her Decree Nisi from the court and rather tearfully exclaim ‘well, that’s it then’. Later, Gail’s friend Sue pointed out that she wasn’t actually...