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Monthly Divorce Archives: January 2015

Posthumous claims on estate for non-disclosure

Posthumous claims on estate for non-disclosure

The long-term same-sex partner of a successful property developer has taken her fight for a larger share of her fortune to the Court of Appeal. Helen Roocroft... Read More

The accidental bigamist

The accidental bigamist

In 2015, Adam John Moore, a man in his thirties from Exeter, plead guilty to bigamy. With such a headline, the story soon spread to a number of national... Read More

Are Americans turning against no-fault divorce?

Are Americans turning against no-fault divorce?

While family lawyers and senior judges call for no-fault divorce to be added to the legal books in England and Wales, the situation in the United States is... Read More

Dramatic rise in digital spyware use by suspicious spouses

Dramatic rise in digital spyware use by suspicious spouses

News reports have emerged of a man from Harrogate standing trial for the murder of his wife’s lover, after he allegedly tracked the pair down using an... Read More

Baroness Deech's Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill

Baroness Deech's Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill

Baroness Deech is currently supporting a House of Lords Private Members Bill addressing financial provision on divorce. The Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill... Read More

Baroness Deech speaks out against hefty maintenance payouts for wives

Baroness Deech speaks out against hefty maintenance payouts for wives

Baroness Deech, Chair of the Bar Standards Board and a member of the House of Lords has discussed the thorny issue of spousal maintenance in an interview... Read More