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Monthly Divorce Archives: March 2018

Mensah v Mensah: Competing divorce proceedings

This case is an appeal by the wife under Brussels II Regulations (BIIR) against an order which declared a Decree Nisi and Decree Absolute granted in the UK in 2016 null and void on the ba… Read More

Philippines moves closer to legalising divorce

Worldwide, divorce is illegal in only two countries: Vatican City and the Philippines, which has the largest Catholic population in Asia and the third largest in the world. Over 80% of th… Read More

Mary J Blige settles divorce out of court

Mary J Blige has finally settled her divorce case. Less than a week before they were due to appear in court for a week-long divorce trial, Mary J Blige and Martin Isaacs settled the terms… Read More

Chinese court in Xi’an makes 'divorce exam' mandatory

A judge in the Chinese city of Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province, has made it mandatory for divorcing couples to take a “divorce exam” before being approved for a d… Read More

WS v HS [2018] - questioning when an interim order for sale of the former matrim...

What happens to the family home as a consequence of divorce proceedings is a particularly emotive issue for many separating couples. Any urgency in needing to deal with the property issue… Read More

Billionaire Akhmedov’s super yacht seized after divorce court enforcement order

It has emerged that the super yacht of the oligarch Farkhad Akhmedov has been impounded after the English courts ordered his assets to be seized following his acrimonious split. After sho… Read More

Selling memorabilia to fund a celebrity divorce?

Getting divorced can take its toll on a party’s finances. That’s why it is so important to get the best settlement possible. The evidently pragmatic Russell Crowe has become o… Read More