Talking about Family Law

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  • A billionaire property developer whose business owns a number of prestigious properties in London’s West End, including the Trocadero, is seeking to protect his £1.1 billion fortune, by claiming...
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    Confused by the jargon? Family law, just like all other areas of law, is full of legal jargon, so here are some plain English definitions for some of the terms...
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    It’s a question asked by most people contemplating or going through divorce: how long will it take? New figures published by the Ministry of Justice provide an answer. As we...
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    Speaking last week at the inaugural conference of YRes, Resolution’s network of family law professionals at the start of their careers, the President of the Family Division Sir James...
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    It has been reported that the television personality and glamour model Katie Price is to divorce her third husband, Kieran Hayler. We don’t wish to speculate upon whether the...
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    HM Courts and Tribunals Service (‘HMCTS’) has published a brief giving an update on plans for modernising e-working in the family jurisdiction. The brief explains that the project to bring...
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    The Ministry of Justice (‘MoJ’) has announced that some Designated Family Judge areas are piloting ‘settlement conferences’ in cases concerning arrangements for children. In a settlement conference, a family...
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    It has been reported that the marriage of celebrity couple Louise and Jamie Redknapp has broken down, and that Louise is seeking a ‘quickie’ divorce. We do not know...
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    It has been reported that, when they divorced in 2012, Tom Cruise insisted that his wife Katie Holmes agree (amongst other things) not to date in public for a...
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    It is quite common for someone whose marriage has broken down to want to issue divorce proceedings before their spouse, but is there any advantage in ‘getting in first’?...
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    A wife who was only awarded a third of the assets after a twenty year marriage has had her appeal against the award dismissed by the Court of Appeal....
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    A case this week has highlighted a problem with surrogacy that has previously been considered by the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby. When a child is...
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