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The Process of Separation
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John came home from work and found a note on the table – his wife and children were gone. He didn’t know where they were or what he needed to do next. But she made it clear she was not coming back.

John wasn’t sure how to choose his lawyer, what things he needed to do and how to sort out division of their property and a plan for their children.

Equal Exes Online helped John to understand the steps through the process of separating, ending the marriage and sorting out custody of their children. Because his wife had left home and taken the children without his consent he needed expert advice immediately and so he needed a lawyer. We helped him to find a lawyer expert in child custody as well as helping him work out the different options available for him and his ex to discuss ending their relationship.

Winnie has been told by her partner that he is leaving her. He says he will take her to court if she doesn’t immediately agree to sell their house. She has put a lot of time and effort into renovating the home because she works part time. She wants to try and stay there.

She needs to understand the different options around separation. A friend told her that legal routes are really expensive which made her worry.

Equal Exes Online helped Winnie to understand that there are a range of options, including court and to help her work out which route to try first and which to try second if the first didn’t work. Court is not necessarily expensive if approached with the right advisor who has competence and track record in dealing with situations like Winnie’s. She started by buying our workbook “The Process of Separation” which helped her understand the steps she could take and the different options so she could work out which she preferred.