Anna

Anna had been married for over 30 years when her marriage came to an end. She and her husband had three adult/teenage children. Anna and her husband used mediation followed by out of court negotiations to agree the terms of their divorce.

Catherine

Catherine and her husband had been married for many years and had two adult children at the time of their divorce. She had not worked during the marriage and her husband left her in a financially precarious position.

Madeline

Madeline had been married for 10 years when her marriage came to an end. She and her husband had two children together. Madeline had two children from her previous marriage. Madeline and her husband negotiated an out of court settlement. Reaching the decision to divorce: The breakdown of the marriage was a long and tortuous […]

Poppy

Poppy and her husband had been married for 27 years and had two adult children at the time of their divorce. It took just over a year from her first meeting to the conclusion of her divorce.

Sarah

Sarah and her husband had been together for 30 years and had been married for over 20 years when Sarah began divorce proceedings. They had one child who was taken ill during the course of the divorce.

Vivienne

Vivienne and her husband had been married for almost thirty years and had two adult children at the time of their divorce. Vivienne’s husband had a high profile job and she also worked during the marriage. They had tried couple counselling in the past. They used the collaborative process to agree the terms of their divorce settlement.

Wendy

Wendy had met her husband at university. Eventually ceasing work, she had been increasingly isolated in a large suburban home, raising the four children as her husband pursued a successful city career and then formed a relationship with a much younger work colleague.

Xanthe

Xanthe and Eric separated in their mid 40s after fifteen years of marriage. The marriage had seen careful management of professional earnings, resulting in substantial funds in off-shore trusts. Their three teenage children were in private school.

Yvonne

Yvonne married her husband when she was in her mid-20s and they separated after twenty four years of marriage with three children either at or just emerging from university. Each had a demanding career in medicine but there was uncertainty as to future earnings.