There are two main elements to separation; emotional fall-out and financial fall-out. By adopting our suggested measures people will manage their situation better and get the most from their professional advisors. The old fashioned concept of instructing your solicitor to 'sort' your divorce/separation is longer the rm. Most clients will find they work alongside several professionals in addition to their solicitor whether that is a mediator, family counsellor or financial advisor. It is important that the client kws how to get the best out of their 'team'.