Latest News about Divorce and Separation

In April 2018, Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the courts in England and Wales, issued interim guidance relating to defective divorce petitions and decrees.

Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
A new online divorce application process has been launched by the Ministry of Justice in the last few days.
Friday, 11 May, 2018

It is with great anticipation and pleasure that we can let you know that due to our rapid growth and expansion we have now taken further offices in Chancery Lane.  Please note that from the 12th of March 2018 we will see all of our clients at our new offices located at 25 Southampton Buildings WC2A 1AL.

Your loyal business and support is one of the main reasons why we have grown so rapidly over the years. We look forward to seeing you at our new address.

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have concerning the new location or our services.

Thursday, 08 March, 2018

In today’s fast-moving, digital environment, all of us are accustomed to getting our needs granted quickly and cheaply.  We shop online at Amazon for knockdown prices, have dinner delivered in 30 minutes using Deliveroo and, if we want to meet someone special, we can rapidly swipe through online profiles to find the perfect match.

Monday, 05 March, 2018

Years of experience as a family lawyer in London has taught me many things; mainly, divorce is difficult and painful enough without any unexpected or additional problems being thrown into the pot.  If you are in the process of filing for divorce or are seriously thinking of doing so, I have come up with a list of the four most common, ‘unexpected’ problems individuals ask me to advise them on.  I am sharing them with

Friday, 09 February, 2018
Piggy Bank

For many married couples, their pensions may be their biggest capital asset, second only to the family home.  If your marriage breaks down, it is crucial to understand how a pension will be valued, treated, and divided when it comes to working out a financial settlement.  A London family law solicitor can provide the best advice and representation when it comes to working out how your pension will be shared in a divorce

Friday, 09 February, 2018

Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408

Short marriages that end in divorce can result in many questions involving the financial settlement.  If a couple has only been married a short period of time (five years or less), should there be an expectation that the presumption of equal division of assets and property applies?  In the Court of Appeal case of Sharp v Sharp [2017] EWCA Civ 408, it was ruled that marital assets should not be evenly split in such a scenario.

Tuesday, 09 January, 2018

If you want to move countries with your children after a divorce, it is not as simple as just jumping on a plane and waving goodbye to your old life.  Regardless of your reasons for wanting to relocate with your children after a divorce, your ex-spouse may be able to prevent you from moving.

Friday, 29 December, 2017
Ring about divorce entry in dictionary

The festive period is normally a time for happiness and celebration when families come together. However, the stress and strain of Christmas can cause marriages which are already hanging by a thread to snap completely. For international families, the pressure of Christmas can be even more intense, especially for those trying to juggle family commitments in different countries.

Friday, 22 December, 2017
OTS Solicitors Ranked In The Legal 500

OTS Solicitors is proud to announce it has been ranked in the Legal 500.

It is almost unprecedented that a firm established only two and half years ago has made it into this prestigious publication.

Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Family Split via Financial Disputes on divorce

Getting the right result for you and your family when it comes to divorce claims and settlements can be a very unique experience. For most couples, the financial consequences of getting divorced are their primary concern when all the proceedings are sorted out. OTS Solicitors will guide you through the process. We can advise you about the best way to reach a financial settlement that is ideal for you and your family. Your questions may include:

Tuesday, 12 September, 2017
Wedding rings and wooden gavel, divorce law

In the UK, judicial separation is beyond two spouses living apart. Should you seek a divorce or separate; you must know what it entails. A lot of people in the UK talk about legal separation without knowing the precise definition of what they want.

Friday, 08 September, 2017