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Monthly Divorce Archives: September 2014

Harold Hamm the 19 billion dollar man

Harold Hamm: the $19 billion dollar man

A court in America is embarking on a nine week hearing which may result in the largest ever recorded divorce settlement. The case concerns Harold Hamm, the CEO... Read More

What is the problem with criminalising controlling behaviour

What is the problem with criminalising controlling behaviour?

Following the recent public criticism of the way that police respond to domestic abuse in England and Wales, the government has launched a consultation to... Read More

American billionaire Ken Griffin accused of undue pressure over prenup

American billionaire Ken Griffin accused of undue pressure over prenup

A Chicago hedge fund manager has become embroiled in an acrimonious divorce, with contention arising over the signing of a prenup. Billionaire Ken Griffin,... Read More

Three ways to overcome non-disclosure

Three ways to overcome non-disclosure

I have lost count of the number of times that a client has said to me "my spouse is very clever, he/she will not give proper financial disclosure and I won’t... Read More

Reviewing bank account statements during divorce

Reviewing bank account statements during divorce

During a divorce process, each spouse is required to complete full financial disclosure using a standard form, the Form E. One of the standard requirements of... Read More

Peak divorce time After many a summer

Peak divorce time? After many a summer…

“After many a summer…dies the swan” wrote Tennyson, only he was pondering the end of youth rather than the end of a marriage. It could just as easily... Read More