There were many reasons why, when my friend rang me to tell me she was getting divorced, I felt deeply saddened. Not only had the two people in question been close friends of mine for some years and had seemed very happy together. They also had three children ages 3, 7 and 11. It was a very difficult time indeed for all concerned.
In such situations, it can be hard to know what to say, what to do and how best to help. Thankfully, a friend of ours is a solicitor and she put together some helpful tips for both parties in a divorce case, which I will list here for those in a similar situation. [Read more…]