Talking about Family Law

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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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    It’s always nice to receive positive testimonials from satisfied customers, especially when you have created an innovative new service for them. Without such feedback, it’s not always easy to...
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    Last week the National Centre for Social Research published findings from this year’s British Social Attitudes Survey which revealed that almost half of people in England and Wales mistakenly believe that...
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    The Government has today published a draft Domestic Abuse Bill, aimed at supporting victims and their families, and pursuing offenders. The draft Bill includes provisions to: • introduce the...
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