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  • Divorce is not a “blank cheque” for litigation, judge warns December 11, 2018
  • Don’t miss these early warning signs of divorce December 10, 2018
    All is not well in your relationship? Do you both hardly give time to each other? Is there is no communication on a daily basis? Is your partner not your priority anymore? Do you feel lonely and left out even after being with your partner? Are you depressed and sad? Are you finding a way […]
  • 5 Ways To Set Clear Ground Rules When Separating From Your Spouse – YourTango December 10, 2018
    Make life a whole lot easier for everyone. Are you considering taking the first step to ending your marriage and wondering how to set boundaries for marriage separation that will make the process go a bit more smoothly? Good for you for planning ahead! When you decide to end your marriage and get separated, the […]
  • Auction house loses 'dual purpose' art litigation privilege case December 10, 2018
    In the view of the High Court, the correspondence failed the 'dominant purpose' test, in that it was not created for the sole or dominant purpose of conducting litigation. The correspondence had instead been created for two purposes: deciding whether the contract for sale should be rescinded on the grounds that the painting was counterfeit, […]
  • European couples may get easier divorce rules under new EU law December 10, 2018
    The EU and the U.K. may still be rowing over their split, but bitter divorce battles over who gets the kids and the coffee table should reach faster resolution for European couples under new divorce and child abduction rules agreed among member states on Friday. Some 140,000 couples seeking to split from a partner with […]
  • What To Expect When Raising Litigation Finance – Above the Law December 10, 2018
    The first step in the litigation finance process typically involves a decision by a company, perhaps together with its counsel, that it makes sense to explore whether litigation finance is an attractive option.  There are many reasons why a company may choose to do so.  Consider, for example, a company that has been wronged but […]
  • The continuing problem of care proceedings relating to children of parents who have already had prev… December 10, 2018
    Home > Articles Michael Jones, a barrister at Dean’s Court chambers in Manchester considers the problem of women who have experienced, or are at risk of, repeated pregnancies that result in children needing to be removed from their care and the work of Pause, a charity which aims to give women the chance to pause […]
  • I got a divorce but am still with my ex husband — here's how we made it work December 10, 2018
    © Provided by Business Insider Inc Divorce season 2 (HBO) Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. This summer will mark three years since I finalized my divorce from my husband of nearly five years. The […]
  • Princess Diana: SHOCK reason behind Prince Charles divorce REVEALED – ‘It caused TENSION' December 10, 2018
    The house shared by the Prince and Princess of Wales after their marriage was so “small” and “uncomfortable” it may have helped stir tensions in the household, according to a member of the staff who worked there at the time. Royal author Sarah Bradford reported in her book ‘Diana’ the shocking claim, adding the so-called […]
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally come to child custody agreement two years after ugly legal batt… December 9, 2018
    Brad and Angelina have finally reached an agreement (Picture: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images) Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have reached a final agreement over custody of their six children after more than two years of bitter negotiations. The actress’ lawyer Samantha Bley DeJean confirmed on Friday that the former Hollywood couple had signed and closed the […]
  • ‘Completely futile’: judge criticises adulterous husband for contesting divorce December 8, 2018
    A family judge has criticised a man who cheated on his wife for contesting a divorce in an 'awful case' in which his cross-examination of the couple's daughter was described as 'particularly excruciating'. Her Honour Judge Lynn Roberts said the case, VW v BH, was 'extraordinary'. Firstly, it was a three-day contested trial, one of […]
  • British royals’ cursed honeymoon that saw ALL the marriages ended in divorce December 7, 2018
    Honeymoons are all about newlyweds celebrating the start of their new life together in marriage, while enjoying some well-deserved downtime after months of hectic wedding planning. But where to go to mark the milestone moment? There are so many romantic honeymoon destinations in the world, it's difficult to go wrong. But for British royals, there […]
  • Enforcing contact orders – sledgehammer to crack a nut? December 6, 2018
    What steps can a parent take to enforce the court order against the non-compliant parent? Bring it back to court  The parent seeking to enforce the order may bring the action back to court and ask for the terms to be varied. The court may vary the times, location or impose the involvement of a […]
  • More Older Women Are Choosing Divorce December 5, 2018
    There’s an old joke that goes: A bent old man and his wife, using canes, hobble into a lawyer’s office. They are each over ninety. They take their seats and the lawyer asks them why they have come. “We want a divorce!” shouts old Mr. Smith. “Well, all right, I can help you,” says the […]
  • Katie Price ‘to sell her three wedding rings to raise enough cash for quickie divorce’ December 4, 2018
    Katie Price will reportedly sell her three wedding rings to raise enough cash for a quickie divorce from estranged husband Kieran Hayler.  The former glamour model, 40, is allegedly desperate to end her marriage to Kieran but her ex is 'refusing' to pay for the legal bills.  The mother-of-five will therefore resort to flogging her […]
  • Resolution calls for government to reform divorce law urgently December 3, 2018
    Home > News YouGov poll highlights public’s concerns about impact of divorce on children Resolution has urged the Government to reform divorce law as soon as possible, in order to protect the long-term interests of children of separating couples. The Government recently, and unexpectedly, announced a consultation on reform divorce law, with the Justice Secretary […]
  • PI firm collapsed owing more than £40m after row with insurers December 2, 2018
    Creditors owed money by collapsed north-west firm Roberts Jackson stand to lose millions of pounds in the final shake-up, it has been revealed. Administrators this week confirmed that the business, which was sold to Manchester firm AWH Legal in the autumn, has assets of £3.4m – around half of which is made up of money that […]
  • You Had Me at “I’m Sorry”: The Impact of Physicians’ Apologies on Medical Malpractice Litigation November 25, 2018
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Physicians typically recall, with stunning clarity, the moment a patient’s treatment went wrong.  Following an adverse event, physicians often are tormented by competing desires to apologize and instincts to forge ahead without acknowledgement. A patient’s decision to file a malpractice action may be triggered by the physician’s response to a problem […]
  • Five Keys to Avoiding Litigation Malpractice November 24, 2018
    English philosopher and jurist, Jeremy Bentham, is credited as having said, “Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.” Sorry, Mr. Bentham, lawyers are, indeed, punished for their ignorance of the law and for every other conceivable error or oversight. Such “punishment” is administered in the form of legal […]
  • Divorce at 25: What’s it like when all your friends are just getting engaged but your marriage is ov… November 23, 2018
    (Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Scrolling through Facebook, you get that familiar feeling. It seems like every week, there’s another engagement or wedding filling up your social media feeds. But what’s it like if you’ve already been there, done that and got the ring – but then it’s all fallen apart? Going through divorce […]