Posted on 28.9.16
Sally Leaman was featured in an article for The Independent about ex-couples looking to resolve their shared financial commitments with their ex partner, including debts, mortgages or joint tenancy agreements and other financial assets.
Sally, who has seen couples struggle to resolve their finances on good terms commented, “A couple’s financial bonds can be so enmeshed that it can be extremely difficult and complicated to uncouple their finances even where they have both moved on emotionally.”
“In effect you are splitting one ‘financial cake’ to meet all the needs of what are now two separate households and that can be hard to manage. If you add into the mix the emotional distress and acrimony that often follows a break up, this only increases the challenge.”
You can read the full article here
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