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Money Box Live: Divorce and separation

Petition of dissolution of marriage
BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live
Wednesday, 25 April 2012 at 1502 BST On Radio 4 and Online

More and more couples are getting divorced, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

If you and your partner are splitting up, you may have to face the difficult task of dividing your assets.

But what happens to the family home when you part?

And, if there are children involved, who gets custody?

If you're not married but living together, what are your rights when the relationship breaks down?

How do you dissolve a civil partnership?

Where can you find advice on mediation, counselling or parenting support?

Vincent Duggleby was joined by:

Jo Edwards, Partner, Manches and Vice-Chair, Resolution, National Association of Family Lawyers

Rachael Kelsey, Partner, SKO Family Law Firm

Lee Healey, Managing Director, Income Max

Presenter: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Sally Abrahams

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