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Businesses on divorce

How do the courts deal with family businesses on divorce?  At bbl, we deal with many couples who have their own business, either companies or partnerships or sole traders.  There can be issues about: Valuing the business (or the relevant share... Read more

Good Divorce Group Breakfast

We at bbl family law are members of the Good Divorce Group, a team of experts committed to resolving family disputes and divorce in a positive and constructive way.  We know this might sound contradictory if you are in the midst of a relationship... Read more

Civil Partnerships v Marriage

This morning the Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal which would have allowed heterosexual couples to enter a civil partnership. The case was finely balanced and the court indicated the human rights issues would lead to straight civil... Read more

How much does a divorce cost?

We often get asked, how much does it cost to get divorced, and what are the divorce costs? If you instruct our firm, and if you start the process (you are the "petitioner") the total divorce cost will be around £1,100 (including the vat and... Read more

Family Mediation Week

Today is the start of Family Mediation Week. Mediation helps divorcing or separating couples resolve disputes (usually arrangements for children, or sorting out financial settlements) without going to court. Here at bbl family law in Norwich, we are... Read more

January’s Divorce Day

At bbl family law as we see our eighth first working day in January pass us by, we once again see the media reporting this first working day of the New Year as being the dreaded ‘Divorce Day’.  Historically this is when most people allegedly... Read more