Talking about Family Law

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  • Lady Hale, the President of the Supreme Court, has proposed that there be an online ‘one stop shop’ to deal with all aspects of divorce cases. In a speech...
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    A wife who argued that she should receive a more generous divorce settlement because she should have received a share of the earning capacity her husband had ‘accumulated’ during the...
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    It has been reported that the actress Amber Heard, the former wife of actor Johnny Depp, has donated part of her $7 million divorce settlement to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles...
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    The news that actor Russell Crowe and his soon-to-be ex-wife Danielle Spencer are holding a ‘divorce auction’ to sell off hundreds of possessions valued at some $1 million may have...
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    Two recent cases demonstrate how you should not behave if you are involved in family court proceedings (or, indeed, in any type of court proceedings). The first case, which...
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    In a speech given at the Law School, University of Edinburgh, on 20 March the President of the Family Division Sir James Munby outlined his views on the future of...
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    The Home Office and Ministry of Justice have launched a consultation on domestic abuse, seeking views on measures to be included in the government’s forthcoming draft Domestic Abuse Bill. The...
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    To mark International Women’s Day tomorrow, the domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid has published Survival and Beyond: the domestic abuse report 2017, to celebrate “the extraordinary women who run the...
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    Divorcees who plan to retire in 2018 can expect their yearly income to drop by £3,800 compared to those who’ve never divorced, according to new research from Prudential. For...
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    This week the entertainment and celebrity media was full of the news that Jennifer Aniston had ended her two-and-a-half-year marriage to Justin Theroux. Naturally, this news prompted a frenzy of media...
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    The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by a mother against a decision to allow the father’s appeal against the refusal of his application for the summary return of...
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    Joanna Toch, the founder and CEO of Family Law Café, has featured in an article on myBarrister, the online matchmaking service between clients and barristers. You can read the article here....
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