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All posts by: Lydia McLachlan

All posts by Lydia McLachlan:

What are the consequences of family break-up on the mental health of children? It is reported in The Guardian that parental separation is more likely to harm the mental health of children aged seven to 14 than younger children. The …Continue reading

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The world’s richest couple, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie, are to divorce in the United States after a 25 year marriage. Unusually for such a high profile pair, it appears that this is an amicable split. Their joint …Continue reading

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Provision has been made in this year’s Scottish Budget to increase Additional Dwelling Supplement (ADS) from 3% to 4% from 25 January 2019. What is ADS and how could it affect separating spouses and separating partners who are hoping to …Continue reading

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A court ruling from the United States Supreme Court in New Jersey has reversed the long established standard to be applied in divorce-relocation disputes. The test to be applied in New Jersey Court cases concerning a parent who wishes to …Continue reading

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According to recent news reports, divorced drivers are paying hundreds of pounds more for car insurance than married drivers. This may prompt the question of what other differences changing marital status can make and some may even question whether it …Continue reading

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The charity “Avenue”, offers free Parenting Apart information sessions (lasting 3 hours) to parents in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray who are separating or considering separation, whether or not they are married. Avenue has recently confirmed the session dates in Aberdeen …Continue reading

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Headlines reading that Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was divorced in England in 14 seconds might mislead readers into thinking that the whole process of separation and divorce is straightforward and perfunctory, at least for celebrities. They also tend to suggest that the …Continue reading

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