Coronavirus likely to spark a rise in Divorce | Howells Solicitors

Coronavirus likely to spark a rise in Divorce

As many people are advised to self-isolate by the Government during the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we are likely to experience an increase in Divorce matters after the storm has calmed.

Howells Solicitors is a very busy practice, and I receive a large number of instructions for Divorce and separation for unmarried couples all year. However we see a peak in Divorce matters where couples have spent a prolonged period together, for example after Christmas and after school holidays if there were already problems in the relationship leading up to that time.

Due to the self-isolation advice, and quarantine policy for victims of the virus and for those who have been in close contact with them, people may find themselves spending more time with their partners as they are forced to be locked up at home.

These situations are likely to increase tensions between couples, and I am expecting a peak of Divorce cases once we are through this.

It’s important for people who are considering a divorce to seek advice as soon as possible to discuss their options.

Some Solicitor’s offices are closing however we are remaining open for business and I am available for appointments during this difficult time, dealing with things over the telephone with no change to the quality of work you will receive.

To discuss your situation and to book a free 30 minute consultation, call our new enquiry team:

Rotherham – 01709 364 000

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