Talking about Family Law

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  • Boris Johnson is back in the news, and not just because he is the front-runner in the race to be the next leader of the Conservative Party. Stories in...
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    In the last few days the breakdown of the marriage of the celebrity chef and television presenter Paul Hollywood has been in the news, occupying many column-inches in the popular...
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    Mandy Gray was married to William Randall (‘Randy’) Work for eighteen years, until the marriage came to an end in 2013. When they met they had no significant financial resources,...
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    As will now be well known, the Ministry of Justice intends to press ahead with the introduction of no-fault divorce, as soon as Parliamentary time allows. The reform has...
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    Recent news reports have claimed that singer-songwriter Adele has ‘secretly divorced’ her husband, Simon Konecki. But is it possible to get a ‘secret divorce’? It is certainly possible to be discreet...
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    The Ant McPartlin divorce is back in the news again. It has been reported that the divorce is in ‘deadlock’, with the parties unable to reach an agreement on...
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    The Nuffield Foundation has published a report exploring the legal and procedural details of the divorce process in selected other jurisdictions. The analysis was conducted to inform policy debates about...
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    It has been reported in The Japan Times that, with the divorce rate increasing in the country, more Japanese couples are entering into pre-nuptial agreements. The primary reason that...
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    How to cut through court delays Last week a headline appeared in a national newspaper declaring: “Long court delays lead to boom in private divorces”. But what exactly is...
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    The Judicial Executive Board (‘JEB’), through which the Lord Chief Justice exercises executive and leadership responsibilities for the judiciary, has published its response to a consultation concerning possible reforms to...
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    It has been reported that delays at the country’s largest Divorce Centre at Bury St Edmunds reached ‘unprecedented levels’ in 2018. The report, contained in the Law Society Gazette,...
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    The justice secretary, David Gauke, has confirmed that he will bring in legislation enacting no-fault divorce, in the next session of Parliament. The announcement brings this long-awaited reform a...
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