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Buying a house when you aren’t married.

Rachel Macwilliam, a Family Law specialist at Penderlaw Solicitors, discusses the potential pitfalls for unmarried couples buying a property together and has some advice on how to avoid financial disaster should the relationship fail. More and more couples are choosing to live together rather than get married according to government figures. In 2021 just over…

The different roads to divorce

Many of our family law clients tend to have something in common; the desire to end their marriages and to achieve the best outcome possible. However, the length of time it takes them to reach the decision varies greatly. Some want to divorce as soon as possible, perhaps reacting to a change in their relationship…

Pensions and Divorce: what you need to know

Your pension may understandably not be top of your list of things to think about when contemplating divorce but for women especially, it is an important aspect to consider.   Rachel Macwilliam, Family Law solicitor at Penderlaw Solicitors answers some FAQs on this topic. Many divorced women face poverty in retirement as they often have…

Digital Divorce

Your digital footprint and online security may not be the first thing which springs to mind when a relationship breaks down but perhaps it is something which you should be considering. Increasingly family solicitors are advising their clients to take this aspect of a separation into account. With a tangle of accounts often shared between…