Talking about Family Law

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  • It has been reported that the Ryder Cup golfer Lee Westwood has settled his divorce with his ex-wife Laurae. The couple, who separated in 2015, were due in court...
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    Last week the Daily Mail reported that singer and actress Billie Piper and her ex-husband Laurence Fox were granted a ‘quickie’ divorce in the High Court in London in...
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    An Australian case has demonstrated that a pre-nuptial agreement will not be upheld if one party has used undue influence to persuade the other party to sign it. The...
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    Last week media personality, journalist and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter admitted that she lied to the court in order to get a quicker divorce. Speaking on ITV’s Loose Women programme about...
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    Seven in ten couples don’t consider pensions during divorce proceedings, leaving women short-changed by £5 billion every year, according to new research by the life, pensions and investment company Scottish...
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    New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation shows that divorce law in England and Wales is incentivising people to exaggerate claims of ‘behaviour’ or adultery to get a...
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    It was the year of the first Gulf War, the year the Soviet Union broke up, the year that Silence of the Lambs was released, and the year that...
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    A Tory MP has warned that data logs from autonomous, or ‘driverless’, cars could be used by ‘ambitious’ divorce lawyers to prove adultery. In the House of Commons former...
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    The Office for National Statistics (‘ONS’) has today published statistics for the number of divorces in England and Wales in 2016. The main points are : • There were...
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    Princess Tessy of Luxembourg, who is divorcing her husband Prince Louis in London, has been accused by a gossip magazine of being a ‘gold digger’, only marrying into the Luxembourg royal...
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    Petra Ecclestone, the daughter of former Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone, and her husband James Stunt have agreed a divorce settlement at the Central Family Court in London. The couple, who were...
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    The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by a Russian husband against an award of £1.4 million made by the High Court in favour of a Russian wife,...
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