Getting a divorce is hard enough without having additional headaches with your lawyers. However, a UK woman had to go through divorce settlements and through lawsuits against two attorney firms just because she didn’t think through her actions.
Reports state that Jane Mulcahy filed lawsuits against two firms claiming her ex-lawyers have committed a crime by not telling her that a divorce settlement would end her marriage. The British woman, who is Catholic, claimed that they should have recommended a judicial separation instead of a divorce. It’s not clear why she wanted the divorce settlement in the first place if she wasn’t willing to divorce her partner. Regardless of the obstacles, the judge’s decision was less than predictable – the woman’s claim was rejected by the court.
Apparently not everybody knows that a divorce means dissolving a marriage.