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Yearly Divorce Archives: 2017

25 US states considered laws promoting co-parenting after divorce in 2017

In recent years there has been a notable decline in the USA of sole custody agreements awarded to mothers following divorce Read More

Princess Tessy and Prince Louis of Luxembourg in dispute over media publication...

High profile divorce cases naturally attract a lot of media attention. However, the parties involved do not always agree on the… Read More

Divorce and women’s rights: a history

Divorce laws have been intimately bound with the rights of women, and their evolution mirrors the changing role of women in society. Whilst law reform has often been reactive – lurc… Read More

Specialist financial remedy courts help unburden the family justice system

As family life becomes more complex, people are turning to the courts to resolve their issues but the law itself is yet to catch up. As a result, these many and varied cases are taking lo… Read More

Is divorce fair? A closer look at ‘meal-tickets for life’

Last summer, a private members bill that would transform the nature of financial provision on divorce passed its first reading in the House of Lords. Introduced by Baroness Ruth Deech, th… Read More

International divorce agreement not recognised in England and Wales

An Irish businesswoman, Barbara Fatemah Spain, succeeded in her legal battle to show that the ‘revocable divorce’ acknowledged in the UAE should not be recognised and should b… Read More

MoJ extends online divorce pilot scheme

Update: HM Courts & Tribunals Service announced that its fully online divorce application pilot is going to be tested across England and Wales. January 30 2018A ten mo… Read More