Talking about Family Law

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  • It has been reported that, when they divorced in 2012, Tom Cruise insisted that his wife Katie Holmes agree (amongst other things) not to date in public for a...
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    It is quite common for someone whose marriage has broken down to want to issue divorce proceedings before their spouse, but is there any advantage in ‘getting in first’?...
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    A wife who was only awarded a third of the assets after a twenty year marriage has had her appeal against the award dismissed by the Court of Appeal....
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    A case this week has highlighted a problem with surrogacy that has previously been considered by the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby. When a child is...
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    The Department for Exiting the European Union has today published a paper outlining the United Kingdom’s position on cross-border civil judicial cooperation in the future partnership with the European Union. The...
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    It can be very tempting to try to hide assets from the divorce court, in order to reduce or even extinguish any financial claim that your spouse may make...
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    Graham Mills, who believes that he has been unfairly treated by being ordered to pay maintenance to his ex-wife for life, has been granted permission to take his case to...
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    It was recently announced that the Russian billionaire and owner of Chelsea football club, Roman Abramovich, is separating from his third wife, Dasha Zhukova. There is no word yet as...
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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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