Talking about Family Law

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  • The Ministry of Justice’s consultation on reform of the legal requirements for divorce closed on Monday, the 10th of December. Responders to the consultation have included The Law Society,...
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    Back in October last year we wrote about the divorce of Her Royal Highness Princess Tessy of Luxembourg and her husband His Royal Highness Prince Louis, and the financial remedies application that the...
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    This week is Good Divorce Week 2018, a campaign run by Resolution, the association of family lawyers and other professionals in England and Wales, who believe in a constructive,...
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    The Government has announced that early and late sittings are to be piloted in civil and family courts, “giving people greater access to hearings that can fit around their...
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    A Sharia court in Dubai has dismissed an application by a wife to enforce an English divorce court order that a £346 million luxury yacht ‘M V Luna’, which...
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    Sometimes a celebrity divorce can act as a useful vehicle to educate the public upon the workings of the family court. So it is with the divorce of TV presenter...
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    Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his Budget for 2018. The headline was his claim that the era of austerity is coming to an end. But...
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    This morning the ITV breakfast show Good Morning Britain covered a story of a poll that indicated that 24 percent of 16-24 year-olds believe that marriage should be like a mobile...
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    The tabloid newspapers are full of news stories to the effect that TV presenter Anthony McPartlin, better known as ‘Ant’ of Ant and Dec, and his wife Lisa Armstrong are divorcing...
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    “As Home Secretary, I was proud to sponsor the legislation that created equal marriage. Now, by extending civil partnerships, we are making sure that all couples, be they same-sex...
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    In the last week statistics on divorce have been published by both the Office for National Statistics (‘ONS’) and the Ministry of Justice (‘MoJ’). They paint a conflicting picture...
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    A husband involved in financial remedy proceedings has been ordered by a judge not to pay any money to his lawyers, unless he pays an equal amount to his wife’s...
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