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Monthly Divorce Archives: November 2014

Oil magnate’s wife to appeal $1 billion divorce award

A couple of months ago, my colleague Cate Maguire Read More

Is it time for no-fault divorce?

A year ago this month, the 2013 Grant Thornton Matrimonial Survey was published in its tenth edition. It was notable because the leading concern for the family lawyers who served as respo… Read More

The seven year itch is no more!

According to the Office for National Statistics, there has been a decrease in the number of divorces taking place after short marriages. Official figures show that the number of d… Read More

Catherine of Aragon’s divorce letter comes to auction

A letter from Catherine of Aragon, which asks for help from the pope to prevent her marriage being annulled, is up for auction in Paris. Henry VIII’s scorned first… Read More

Compensation in divorce proceedings: Part 1

Should the division of finances following divorce take into account the fact that one party to the marriage has sacrificed a potentially high-earning capacity in order to care for the fam… Read More