More women seek financial advice as post-lockdown divorces rise, advisers say

'No longer a big scary journey'

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There's more awareness among legal teams of the importance of getting advice at the very beginning and all the way through a divorce, says Ceri Griffiths, principal at Willow Brook Lifestyle Financial Planning.
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There's more awareness among legal teams of the importance of getting advice at the very beginning and all the way through a divorce, says Ceri Griffiths, principal at Willow Brook Lifestyle Financial Planning.

The pandemic and its restrictions have put relationships under pressure, according to advisers who specialise in divorce, with more women seeking input from financial planners as they navigate divorce proceedings.

Divorce applications and break-ups have jumped across the UK post-lockdown. British law firm Stewarts registered a 122% increase in enquiries between July and October 2020, compared with the same period...

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