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Monthly Divorce Archives: January 2014

Inheritance law and divorce

When an ex-husband or ex-wife dies, make sure you check the grant of probate or letters of administration to see how much he or she was actually worth at the time of death. It may… Read More

Shares or needs? How to decide on maintenance awards

Mrs Justice King has allowed a husband’s appeal against a provision of an award in favour of his ex-wife, which required… Read More

Religious marriage and divorce: Judaism

While all marriages and divorces must comply with the formalities required by English law, as family law practitioners it is important to recognise that a client’s religious beliefs… Read More

On arbitration as dispute resolution

On 14 January 2014, the President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, handed down judgment in the case of S v S EWHC 7 (Fam), which delivered a powerful endorsement of… Read More

New Year Legal Eagles: Ayesha returns to This Morning

On 8th January Ayesha Vardag returned to her place on the sofa at ITV’s This Morning to take part in a New Year special edition of Legal Eagles. Sitting alongsid… Read More

The importance of jurisdiction in divorce

As the world gets smaller, the choices for divorce venues increase! The way divorce and financial proceedings are dealt with in different countries varies massively. Therefore, it… Read More

New Year, new (single) you?

With the end of Christmas excitement, life tends not only to return to normal, but actually to become quieter in January. There are a few exceptions to this rule as some… Read More