Talking about Family Law

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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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    As now seems to occur at this time most years, there is speculation in the  media that the end of the summer holidays will see a rise in the...
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    A survey by the investment company Fidelity International has found that a third of women would not be able to cope financially if their relationship ended tomorrow. The survey, of...
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    Once again it appears that the record for the biggest money divorce to be dealt with by the courts in this country is to be broken. And once again...
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