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  • Wife fumes as lawyer to the (porn) stars Avenatti neglects their divorce case to chase limelight May 21, 2018
    Lawyer Michael Avenatti is too busy defending porn star Stormy Daniels to attend to important business involving his own wife - who desperately wants a divorce, she told Fox News. The ubiquitous attorney, who has become CNN's favorite prime time guest, represents the porn queen, who claims she had a 2006 fling with President Trump […]
  • Islamic marriage, English divorce: For growing numbers of British Muslim women, the results can be d… May 21, 2018
    Islamic marriage, English divorce: For growing numbers of British Muslim women, the results can be devastating LONDON: Farida Miah was still reeling from the shock of learning that her husband had taken a second wife when she found out he had divorced her and ended their 18-year marriage. Miah, a British citizen of Bangladeshi origin, […]
  • Could no-fault divorce become legal? Woman fights to legalise ‘no blame’ divorce May 21, 2018
    A woman fighting to end her “loveless” marriage could pave the way for ‘no blame’ divorces to be legalised in the UK. Tini Owens, 66, who has been fighting to end her marriage since 2015, will launch a Supreme Court battle today that could introduce ‘no-fault’ divorce clause.  Although Owens has wanted a divorce […]
  • Ocado boss, 48, who paid out £60m divorce before moving in with his 29-year-old lingerie lover is in… May 21, 2018
    Tim Steiner, pictured in 2015 with his partner, 29-year-old Polish lingerie model Patrycja Pyka Ocado boss Tim Steiner is set to receive £110m in bonuses early next year — a record payout for the boss of a UK-listed company. Due to a surge in the online grocer's share price last week, this has teed up […]
  • Study Finds Judges Mostly Reject Discovery Requests for Litigation Funding Documents May 17, 2018
    Credit: Alexander Kirch/Shutterstock.com Amid a push by litigation funding opponents for greater transparency in the industry, a new industry study has found that federal and state court judges have overwhelmingly blocked attempts by litigants to peer into their opponents’ legal financing arrangements. The case law analysis by Tennessee-based litigation funding broker Westfleet Advisors identified 30 […]
  • Former Ford plant site’s remaining 182 acres sold after litigation settled May 17, 2018
    Ford's former Wixom, Mich., plant produced some of the company's classic car lines, such as Lincoln Continentals of the late 1950s and the Ford Thunderbird. Photo credit: FORD A Cleveland-based company has purchased the remaining 182 acres of the Ford Motor Co. Wixom assembly plant site with plans for new development. Industrial Commercial Properties LLC […]
  • 11 tips to reduce retirement plan litigation risk May 17, 2018
    A prudent process and documentation is more essential than ever. There’s no time like the present to make sure you and your investment committee have a strong fiduciary file and continue to try to raise the bar. (Photo: Shutterstock) While retirement plans with billions of dollars dominate the plan litigation headlines, smaller plans have the […]
  • Cloud Computing Patent Litigation Trends – Competitor Cases, Open Source Targets, Cloud Customers May 17, 2018
    Since launching Cloud IPQ last year, we have focused on the intersection of cloud computing and intellectual property with a particular emphasis on the increasing number of patent lawsuits filed against cloud computing companies and their customers.  In our first post – Introducing Cloud IPQ: Enhancing Your Cloud IP IQ – we highlighted the increase […]
  • Wife fails in attempt to increase award of £51.4 million plus share of business assets May 14, 2018
    Home > News CoA gives weight to pre-marital agreement Camilla Versteegh has failed in her attempt to increase the High Court's award in financial remedy proceedings against her husband, Gerard Versteegh. The order by Sir Peter Singer gave Mrs Versteegh approximately half the non-business assets (£51.4m) together with a 23.41% interest in a business called […]
  • What To Do When You Regret Your Divorce May 11, 2018
    —All the problems, the arguing, the unhappiness, it is all over now that the divorce is final. Right? Not always. More couples than you may realize get through a divorce only to find out in the months and/or years following that they feel they have made a mistake. So what should you do if you […]
  • Divorce Lawyers of Reddit Reveal The Weirdest Reasons Their Clients Filed May 11, 2018
    Divorce lawyers swarmed to the subreddit r/AskReddit yesterday after user u/KylonneSpencer asked: “Divorce lawyers of Reddit, what is the most ridiculous reason your client filed divorce for?” The comments hit more than 6,400 by the following day and the responses range from very funny to very messed up. Are they ultimately, a little sad? Sure. […]
  • Breaking up is hard to do: the fate of family law in post-Brexit Britain May 10, 2018
    The effect of Brexit on family law As the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill continues through Parliament, the debate is evolving with divergent views as to how a family law Brexit can best be achieved. Therefore, the impact of Brexit upon family law remains unclear for the time being.There are two principal EU regulations which impact […]
  • Billionaire oligarch in UK’s biggest divorce wins latest battle with ex-wife after judges in Dubai s… May 10, 2018
    A Russian oligarch at the centre of Britain's costliest divorce has won his latest battle with his estranged wife over a court order to seize his £300m super yacht. Bailiffs acting for the High Court in London had taken control of the 115m yacht Luna owned by oil and gas tycoon Farkhad Akhmedov when it […]
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    Our brand campaign TV advert promoting wills, family law and personal injury solicitors will be airing on ITV during May 2018. source
  • 6 Ways to Sabotage Your Relationship With Your Divorce Attorney May 8, 2018
    Divorce is unpleasant. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. What is surprising part is just how many things people can do to make the experience even more unpleasant. During  divorce proceedings, especially when meeting with the attorney, couples, either because of stubbornness, spite, or sheer stupidity, make key errors that can lose them points with their […]
  • Is there Ever a Time to Recommend Divorce? May 8, 2018
    The controversy continues within the Southern Baptist Convention surrounding Dr. Paige Patterson. I blogged about this last week. As I read various opinion pieces on the latest SBC drama, I got to thinking about one specific criticism Patterson faces: Over the fact that he would never recommend divorce. I have made myself clear that no […]
  • Student unions awarded costs in private litigation cases May 8, 2018
    An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a men’s issues organization and two campus anti-abortion groups to pay for the costs of three students unions, after the student groups launched a legal battle against the students unions when their bids to be recognized as official student organizations and receive union funding were denied. In Arriola […]
  • Litigation costly for schools, but training can prevent suits, experts say May 8, 2018
    Earlier this year, the Pleasantville Board of Education settled a lawsuit with its own superintendent for more than $200,000. That litigation cost the district $150,000 from its deductible, and there are several other suits pending against the district, according to board attorney James Carroll. While this superintendent's lawsuit was the result of a decision by […]
  • Generic Drug Litigation Snowballed in 2017, With Del., NJ as Top Venues May 5, 2018
    Lex Machina logo/credit: Jason Doiy/The RecorderLitigation over generic drug applications under the Abbreviated New Drug Application process increased 30 percent in 2017, according to a report by litigation analytics company Lex Machina. The ANDA process accounted for 417 filings in federal courts across the nation in 2017, up from 324 in 2016. But filings of […]
  • Clawbacks: Recent Litigation Targeting Insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers May 5, 2018
    While the term “co-pay” might suggest a sharing of costs between patients and their health plans, a recent study by the University of Southern California Schaeffer Center found that almost a quarter of patients are paying more than the full price for their prescription drugs under their insurance plans due to “clawbacks.”  A prescription drug clawback occurs […]