Category Archives: Wit and Wisdom from Kathryn McTaggart

How to (or not to) divorce

I like to think I help people rebuild their lives after divorce or separation. As someone so delightfully put it I do ‘Misery Management’. Many of my clients think I have a magic wand. I don’t. But I can give … Continue reading

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The Common Law Wife and Other Fairytales

There are so many different decisions which need to be made when a relationship ends. The hardest one is no doubt the decision that the relationship is over – but the consequences of this will doubtless touch all aspects of … Continue reading

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Making a Clean Break

Did you know that if you win the lottery, without a Clean Break Order in place, your ex can make a claim on your winnings? When you divorce, your right to make a claim against your ex for money or … Continue reading

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5 Things Your Kids Will Thank You For

  What makes a good children law specialist?  Often the first question people will ask their lawyer is ‘Do you have children yourself?’ which is curious.  I am not sure how many potential clients would ask their criminal lawyer whether … Continue reading

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Can you have a healthy divorce?

During a divorce it feels like everything is changing: your home life, daily routine, and, even your sense of identity. It’s a time of emotional, financial and practical upheaval. You need to make important decisions, often when you feel least … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Guide to choosing a Divorce Lawyer

Choosing a family lawyer can be a daunting task.  Before you reach for the Yellow Pages, here are a few tips to ensure that you find the best lawyer for you and your family. Do you like them? Most family lawyers are … Continue reading

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