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  • First Meeting With A Divorce Attorney: Survival Tips November 14, 2017
    Divorce is among the top rated most stressful events in life, according to the American Institute of Stress. In fact, it is only rivaled by a death of a close relative, and many people who have experienced both describe the experiences as feeling very similar. Clearwater, FL - November 14, 2017 - It’s no wonder […]
  • Legal eagle: Divorce after foreign marriage November 14, 2017
    I married my spouse in our home country and we then moved to England to live permanently. Our relationship has now broken down and I want a divorce, do I have to start the divorce proceedings in my home country? Where a marriage has taken place in another country, it does not mean that the […]
  • 6 Signs You Definitely Need to Get a Divorce November 14, 2017
    If you’ve been considering divorce, you may be wondering whether it’s the right decision. It’s normal to have doubts creep into your mind from time to time, but sometimes it’s necessary to take a step back and closely evaluate the situation. ")}; So how do you know you’re doing the right thing? How do you […]
  • News focus: Don’t blow a fuse over online civil court – Law Gazette November 14, 2017
    Nearly two years ago, in his interim report on civil justice reform, Lord Justice Briggs floated the idea of an online civil court resolving claims worth up to £25,000 without the involvement of lawyers. In theory, that could still happen. A very basic prototype has been undergoing two sets of private ‘beta tests’ – jargon […]
  • How daughters can lead to divorce: Parents with first-born teenage girls are the most likely to sepa… October 23, 2017
    With an estimated 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, rates of separation around the world are higher than ever.  And a new study suggests that divorce risks increase with children's ages, with parents of teenage daughters at greatest risk.  In an article for The Conversation, Dr Jan Kabatek and Dr David Ribar, Research […]
  • Who gets the kids? New study supports shared custody for children in divorce October 23, 2017
    What two factors vastly increase the likelihood of a healthy and happy future for kids after divorce? Mom — and Dad. With the important exception of children who need protection from an abusive or negligent parent, “shared parenting should be the norm for parenting plans for children of all ages, including very young children,” said […]
  • Yachts, estates and an entire FLOOR of the Plaza: How an ugly $2bn divorce battle between an 80-year… October 23, 2017
    Standing in front of a clapping crowd, his sailing crew raising their arms in victory and waving the St Barth’s Bucket trophy behind him, Harry Macklowe accepted the win for his superyacht Unfurled. It was March 2016, and his new $41million yacht had just been named the overall winner in the annual Caribbean regatta devoted […]
  • Local Legal: Five common misconceptions about divorce – Altrincham Today October 23, 2017
    Jade Price is a Family Law Paralegal at Price Slater Gawne, the Altrincham-based law firm. In the first of a series of new columns, she dispels some common myths about divorce. Divorce is one of those things most of us hope that ourselves, our family and our friends, will never have to go through. It […]
  • When Divorce Litigation is Inevitable October 23, 2017
    —Although litigation is traditionally the most common option for divorce, around 90% of divorces are settled out of court worldwide. Good litigation ought to negotiate the best compromise that will keep your divorce case out of court. However, there are instances where going to court remains the most viable option.Unwillingness to Divorce The vast majority […]
  • Legal aid and abandonment: grounds for divorce – Family Law October 23, 2017
    Apart from the fact that each divorce must abide by two central principles – fairness and need – they are determined according to their own, very individual merits. That is one reason why the end of a marriage is as much practical as emotional for some couples. Where, when and how spouses part depends on […]
  • Genetics is a big reason divorce runs in families October 23, 2017
    more stories from this episode The question: Why does divorce run in families It is known that children of divorced parents are more likely to experience the failure of their own marriage later in life.  Researchers, including Dr. Jessica Salvatore, an Assistant Professor in The Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond set […]
  • Divorce-Proof Your Marriage: How To Help A Spouse With Depression October 23, 2017
    It’s not an unusual position to be in. Some 14.8 million American adults deal with a major depressive disorder, and their illness often takes quite a toll on them as well as on their partners. A number of studies have even tied mental disorders such as depression to a heightened risk of divorce. But like […]
  • Reluctance to take wife back home can’t be factor to decide divorce: HC October 23, 2017
    Summary: We feel that this cannot be a factor to decide the fate of the divorce petition," the bench said. "We find the family court is justified in holding that the ground of separate residence claimed as the basis for cruelty was an after thought," the bench ruled. Mere temperamental differences between the couple cannot […]
  • Luxembourg royals fight over money in London divorce court – Aberdeen Evening Express October 23, 2017
    A member of a European royal family is embroiled in a fight over money with his estranged wife in a London divorce court. Prince Louis of Luxembourg separated from Princess Tessy of Luxembourg in 2016 after marrying in 2006. A High Court judge has been asked to make rulings about how assets should be split. […]
  • Wife denies plotting to ‘assassinate’ mogul husband in divorce battle – The Sun October 23, 2017
    A PROPERTY mogul’s estranged wife yesterday denied paying a hitman to kill him. Tania Richardson- Ruhan, 49, told a divorce hearing she went to cops offering to be quizzed over an alleged murder plot on Andy Ruhan, 55. PA:Press Association Andy Ruhan's fortune was so vast it could not be quantified, the high court heard […]
  • What’s at Stake in Georgina Chapman and Harvey Weinstein’s Divorce – E! Online October 23, 2017
    A family law attorney is weighing in on Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman's split. Amid the sexual misconduct allegations surrounding her husband, the Marchesa designer announced Tuesday that she's leaving Weinstein after almost 10 years of marriage. On Wednesday, Weinstein addressed his separation with Chapman in a statement. "Over the last week, there has been a lot […]
  • Wife ‘threatened with house arrest in Dubai over affair’, divorce hearing told – Belfast Telegraph October 23, 2017
    Wife 'threatened with house arrest in Dubai over affair', divorce hearing told An Irish woman embroiled in a divorce court fight with her wealthy estranged Iranian husband has told a High Court judge that she was threatened with "house arrest" at their home in Dubai after having an affair. Email An Irish […]
  • Know your tax facts on divorce and separation – – FT Adviser October 23, 2017
    The summer break can be a testing time of juggling work and family commitments, and lawyers have seen an increase in divorce applications peak after the summer stress. The tax impact of separation and divorce can often be overlooked, but considering the division of assets early and taking appropriate tax advice will be key to avoiding large […]
  • With divorce rates at their highest for 30 years, our expert reveals the seven deadly sins of marria… October 23, 2017
    IT seems breaking up is not that hard to do, with divorce rates up 5.8 per cent – the biggest spike since 1985. With 106,959 splits between husband and wife in England and Wales last year, it begs the questions: What is going wrong – and can it be fixed? Getty - Contributor Divorces in […]
  • Divorce In The UK Rises For The First Time Since 2009 – IFLScience October 23, 2017
    Getting married for love is still a relatively new concept, and those who say "I do" rarely assume they’ll get a divorce down the line. However, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), divorce rates in England and Wales have soared for the first time since 2009. There were 106,959 divorces in 2016 among opposite-sex couples, which was […]