Talking about Family Law

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  • The government has worked hard to produce a new form for starting divorce proceedings which is clearly aimed at members of the public as a way of obtaining a...
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    The marriage and divorce of Prince Charles and Princess Diana have been back in the news recently, with the broadcast of a revealing documentary by Channel 4. There may...
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    Tini Owens, the wife who lost her appeal against the refusal of the court to grant her a divorce, has been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court. In...
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    It is not uncommon for a woman to want to change her surname after divorce. She may wish to revert to her maiden name, or change it to something...
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    It may have attracted media headlines because of its connection with a ‘hell-raising’ earl who was notorious for being Britain’s “most-married peer”, but the divorce of The Honourable Henry Wyndham Wodehouse...
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    It is often the case that those who are involved in divorce proceedings want to get married again. However, they can easily find themselves regretting it if they are...
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    The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by a wife against the dismissal of her application to vary one of the terms of a consent order that set out...
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    Court proceedings, as we all know, can be both highly expensive and extremely slow, with the entire process being governed by court rules and the decisions of whatever judges...
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    Baroness Hale is set to be appointed the first female president of The Supreme Court. Her appointment will take place in October, when the current president Lord Neuberger retires. Lady Hale...
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    The Ministry of Justice has launched a consultation on proposed amendments to the rules governing financial remedy claims arising from divorce or dissolution of civil partnerships. There are essentially two...
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    The Office for National Statistics has published population estimates by marital status and living arrangements in England and Wales, from 2002 to 2016. The main points were: • There...
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    How do courts treat inheritances on divorce? Does an inheritance belong to the party who received it, or does it go into the ‘pot’ for division between both parties? The answer...
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