Frequently Asked Questions

I am an expat; can I divorce in England?
What is the divorce process in England?
What are the grounds for divorce in England and how long does it take?
How can I divorce without a fight?
What is divorce jurisdiction and how does it affect me?
What is ‘forum shopping’?
What am I financially entitled to on divorce?
What are my options for obtaining a settlement; do I have to go to court?
How does our financial settlement get recorded?
What are my options for obtaining a settlement; do I have to go to court?
How does our financial settlement get recorded?
How can I find out about my husband’s true financial position?
Will my husband’s business be considered on divorce?
How can I pay my legal fees?
I am a non-Muslim expat; will Sharia law affect me?
I am an expat living in the Middle East; what will happen to my children on divorce?
As an expat, am I allowed to take my child back to our home country?
How do I talk to our children about divorce?
What are useful expat resources?
I am an expat; can I divorce in England?

Please see the following article on where to commence a divorce.

Where to commence a divorce

What is the divorce process in England?

Please see the following article on the divorce process in England.

Divorce Expat Beginners-guide

How can I divorce without a fight?

Please see the following article on how to divorce without a fight.

Divorce without fighting

What is divorce jurisdiction and how does it affect me?

See attached article on where to commence a divorce.

Financial Claims Procedure

What is ‘forum shopping’?

Please see the following article on forum shopping.

Forum shopping what it means and how to get it right

What am I financially entitled to on divorce?

Please see the article below on what you are financially entitled to on divorce.

Know your rights financial claims factsheet

What are my options for obtaining a settlement; do I have to go to court?

Please see the following article on your options for obtaining a settlement and if you have to attend court.

How does our financial settlement get recorded?

See attached recording the settlement.

What are my options for obtaining a settlement; do I have to go to court?

Please see the following article on how to find out about your husband’s true financial position.

Uncovering your husbands assets on divorce

How does our financial settlement get recorded?

See attached recording the settlement.

How can I find out about my husband’s true financial position?

Please see the following article on how to find out about your husband’s true financial position.

Uncovering your husbands assets on divorce

Will my husband’s business be considered on divorce?

Please see the following article on how your husband’s business will be considered on divorce.

Will my husbands business be considered ondivorce

How can I pay my legal fees?

Please see the following article on how to pay for your legal fees.

Meeting legal fees on divorce

I am a non-Muslim expat; will Sharia law affect me?

Please see the following article on how Sharia law will affect you as a non-Muslim.

Meeting legal fees on divorce

I am an expat living in the Middle East; what will happen to my children on divorce?

Please see the article below on making arrangements for children after divorce in the UAE.

Arrangements for children after divorce in the UAE

How do I talk to our children about divorce?

Please see the article below on how to talk to your children about divorce.

Talking to your children about divorce

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Expatriate Law Ltd.

Expatriate Law Limited is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No 623831

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Tel: (+44) 20 3096 7169

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