Unsolicited telephone calls misusing our name - We do not nuisance cold call -
Have a question? Call us on 0800 1979 345
This article was published on January 7th, 2015
Traditionally there are two months a year where you will see spikes in the number of couples seeking divorce, September and January. There are lots of reasons put forward to explain these spikes; stress levels reaching breaking point during summer holidays when the children are off school or during Christmas, post Christmas financial worries or New Year instigating a decision for change.
Whatever the reasons are, the first working day in January ‘Divorce Day’ is always busy for divorce solicitors.
According to the most recent figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) divorces in England and Wales increased 0.5% in 2012 from 117,558 in 2011 to 118,140 and are expected to continue to increase. A survey commissioned by OneplusOne, a charity which aims to strengthen relationships by providing support for couples & families, reveals that 1 in 4 parents are thinking of splitting.
The survey found that six out of 10 people were experiencing relationship problems and, of those, a quarter never sought help. Penny Mansfield CBE, director of OnePlus One comments:
“But for many people, the additional stress of Christmas and the start of the New Year brings these underlying problems to the surface and they make their final decision to part.”
Making the painful decision to separate is rarely taken lightly especially if there are young children involved but the New Year often prompts people to take stock of their lives and accept that changes need to happen.
Whether you have been married 6 months or 60 years, if you are one of these people that have been thinking about divorcing and believe it to be the only option available to you then use Thorneycroft solicitors to handle your case.
Thorneycroft solicitors have highly qualified, highly experienced divorce solicitors that are used to dealing with any situation whether its straightforward couples separation, complex family situations or division of business assets etc. To ensure you reduce the pain and emotional stress of a divorce it’s important to use solicitors you trust.
Thorneycroft specialist divorce solicitors offer expert help and advice on the legal and financial implications of a relationship breakdown. Each member of the team has the required skills to negotiate a financial settlement ensuring a positive outcome for you.
IF you live in Macclesfield, Buxton, Holmes Chapel or surrounding areas and require divorce law advice or to discuss your separation in more detail please call one of our specialist solicitors now on FREEPHONE 0800 1979 345, or complete our simple enquiry form.
This website privacy notice sets out how Thorneycroft Solicitors uses and protects any information that you give Thorneycroft Solicitors when you use this website.
Thorneycroft Solicitors is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Thorneycroft Solicitors may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/05/2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
We will collect the information directly from you via completion of our enquiry form on the website.
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We will also collect and process your personal data if you have consented to receiving marketing in respect of our services. You are able to unsubscribe or withdraw your consent at any time by emailing [email protected] or writing to ‘Marketing’ at Thorneycroft Solicitors, 9a Bridge Street Mills, Bridge Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 6QA.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
If you do not instruct us in relation to your legal matter, your personal details will be retained for a period of 12 months.
If we are instructed in relation to your legal matter, we will keep it in line with our data retention periods. Details of our retention period for your legal matter can be found within our Client Care Letter and/or Terms of Business, under the heading file retention.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.×