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  • Guest post: Business owners and divorce January 11, 2019
    I’ve helped many business owners through the divorce process and although everyone’s circumstances are unique, it can be helpful for business owners to understand how their business will be considered during the divorce process. There are many ways that businesses are factored in to the asset pot divided on divorce. Sometimes, businesses have no real […]
  • Saudi women to get divorce notification by text message January 10, 2019
    Women in Saudi Arabia will be notified by text message when they get divorced, according to a new law that came into effect on Sunday. The new law is being seen as a way to end secret divorces and ensure women are fully aware of their marital status so they can protect rights such as […]
  • Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie divorce – BBC News January 10, 2019
    Image copyright Reuters Image caption The pair said that they had had a great life together Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are to divorce after a 25-year marriage. The pair announced the move in a joint statement on Wednesday on Twitter. "After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we […]
  • US retail giant Sears seeks liquidation, reports say January 10, 2019
    Image copyright Getty Images Sears, the US department store chain that once dominated US shopping malls, may be getting a reprieve. The firm had been expected to ask a bankruptcy judge for permission to liquidate after failing to reach a deal with chairman Edward Lampert over a $4.4bn (£3.5bn) takeover. But after last minute negotiations, […]
  • When is Divorce Day and why do some relationships break down in January? – The Sun January 10, 2019
    FAMILY lawyers are bracing themselves for Divorce Day - but what is it? Here we explain what Divorce Day is, and why relationships break down in January. Getty - Contributor Divorce Day is a day shortly after Christmas and New Year where divorce lawyers see a surge in enquiries When is Divorce Day? Divorce Day […]
  • Expectant woman considering divorce after discovering what husband wants to call their baby – The St… January 10, 2019
    SUMMARY The man has picked a name which is very similar to that of his ex-girlfriend "It’s not any ex but the one he dated for a long period of time and loved the most..." A pregnant woman is considering divorcing her husband after discovering what he wants to call their unborn baby. The 23-year-old is seven […]
  • Litigation privilege and the ‘dominant purpose’ test: ENRC decision applied January 10, 2019
    Did last year’s landmark Court of Appeal decision in Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited (“ENRC”) alter the application of the ‘dominant purpose’ test for litigation privilege where a document is brought into existence for multiple purposes, one of which is for use in litigation? The answer is ‘no’, according to […]
  • Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California – Reuters January 10, 2019
    (Reuters) - A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) talc-based products, including the company’s baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas […]
  • Non-litigation justice needed “but robots not answer” – Legal Futures January 10, 2019
    Barendrecht: Innovation in legal space potentially lucrative Most people around the world cannot find a just solution to their legal problems, so a new ‘value proposition’ is necessary that provides user-friendly justice at scale, is not based on litigation for resolution, and has legal aid lawyers joining with innovators, according to a massive study. However, […]
  • Divorce in Ireland: Signs your marriage is heading for the rocks and how the process works – Dublin … January 10, 2019
    The January blues may not just be confined to work, as it's also the most likely month couples will file for divorce. When you compare it to any other month in the year, it's got the highest rate. And one of the days - the first working Monday of each January - is even dubbed […]