Up and down the country family lawyers will know January is not the time to ease back into the office after too much wine and mince pies – it is the busiest month of the year for most lawyers.

Dubbed ‘Divorce Day’ by the press the first working Monday after the festive break is when people make that dreaded call to a lawyer for advice.

So why this day in January?

The festive period can be a stressful time for families owing to the gatherings and gift giving. It is also a time where families notice they are not happy during a happy time of year. Perhaps the thought to separate had been lingering for some time and you wanted one last Christmas together for the kids.

Divorce Day is nothing to fear and if you are contemplating separation our specialist family lawyers are here to help you through this difficult time.

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