Talking about Family Law

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  • We have written here about this before, but the divorce of TV presenter Ant McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong continues to provide valuable lessons for anyone going through...
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    The Family Procedure Rules Committee has just closed its consultation on whether “secret” offers parties make to settle a case during financial proceedings can later be used in an...
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    Both the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, which was to introduce a system of no-fault divorce, and the Domestic Abuse Bill, which was to introduce a comprehensive package of...
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    A woman in America who was ordered to pay a lump sum of $7,500 (about £5,800) to her ex-husband, who she claimed  had been unfaithful to her, has made...
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    Lady Justice King has criticised a couple for incurring in excess of £500,000 in legal costs on court proceedings connected with their divorce. As a result of those costs,...
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    Reform of divorce law is back on the parliamentary agenda, according to the Queen’s Speech on Monday. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, which aimed to bring in a system...
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    Rosie Duffield, the Labour MP for Canterbury, has given a harrowing account of her experience of domestic abuse, in a debate in the House of Commons. The MP was...
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    Divorces are taking longer than at any time since December 2014, when the Ministry of Justice began publishing quarterly Family Court statistics. The latest statistics, for the quarter April to...
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    The Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced that Nicole Jacobs will be the first Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales. Ms Jacobs will initially work as the designate Commissioner,...
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    The latest annual statistical bulletin giving estimates of population by legal marital status and cohabitation status by age and sex for England and Wales, for the year 2018, has...
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    According to various media sources, American singer, songwriter, and actress Miley Cyrus is preparing to divorce her husband, Australian actor Liam Hemsworth. Some of the reports suggest that the divorce will...
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    Several newspapers are today carrying a story about a wife who is apparently unable to obtain a divorce, despite her husband being jailed for seriously assaulting her. The story...
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